Category Life

LIFE: How to be a happier person, part 2

CARRYING on from yesterday’s post, here are a few more ways to find that elusive happiness! Let go The only way to move on in life, is often just to let things go. The things we can’t control, the people who hurt us, the things that have happened in the past. Years ago, I was the world’s best at holding grudges but nowadays, I’ve realised that there’s so much more

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LIFE: How to be a happier person, part 1

I’M no expert when it comes to happiness (who is?!) but over the years I have picked up a few pearls of wisdom that I like to remind myself of whenever I’m feeling a little down in the dumps. Happiness can be hard to find at times but I’m a firm believer that to have more of it in our lives, we need to help ourselves. After all, the power always

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LIFE: Something to frame…

THIS image is a snapshot of a page in Elle UK magazine this month. It’s so powerful, so fabulous, so absolutely ‘spot on’ that I just had to share it with you all. In fact, I love it so much I’m going to frame it and hang it somewhere for everyone to see me. Care to join me?! ——– Till the next time, never let anyone define who ‘you’ are.

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LIFE: Parenthood – a never ending judgement day

PARENTHOOD is a whole big exhausting bundle of uncertainties. Some can be rather pleasant, lovely in fact. Others, well, not quite so much. But there is one thing that I can tell you about being a parent that I know absolutely for sure. And it is this: Once you are a parent, you WILL be judged. Make no mistake, when you become the proud owner of beautiful offspring, you will feel

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LIFE: A Saturday night with Germaine Greer

AT about 8pm on Saturday night, I was battling with myself not to cry. I wasn’t watching X-Factor or a sad soppy film. Nor was I at a wedding or in the middle of a heated argument. I was listening to the brilliant, passionate and totally inspirational Germaine Greer speak at my local theatre and I was trying not to cry because I didn’t want to end up a sniffling,

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LIFE: Taking a break…

YOU may remember that a while ago I spoke about the importance of slowing down and looking after ourselves more. Well folks recently I’ve been forgetting my own advice (stupid I know) and because of that, a few months on, I now feel like my mojo has done a bunk. The good news is that all of this can easily be remedied with less work, less stress and a lot more rest

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LIFE: Pom poms, balloons & cake!

I HAD a little blogging break on Monday as we spent all weekend celebrating Elsie’s first birthday and what can I say, but I was absolutely shattered! Instead of being a busy blogger, I had a day off and spent my time tucking into lots of leftover birthday cake and playing with Elsie and her many new toys. I know you’ll forgive me. Elsie’s first birthday really was just so

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COMPETITION: The ‘shop with a personal stylist’ winner is…

Laura Raddings! Congratulations Laura! The lovely and talented stylist Emma Attack has chosen you as her winner, which means you will get to enjoy Emma’s expertise and insider tips on how to look your fabulous best, as you shop! I’ll be in touch to let you know how to arrange your shopping experience with Emma. Really hope you enjoy the experience and maxing out your credit card! ;-) Do come

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