It is quite ironic that my happiest place in the world is the spot I nearly died as a young girl – Porth Ceriad, a beach on the Llyn Peninsula in North Wales. Floating out to sea on a dinghy, blissfully sunbathing and completely unaware of the turning tide slowly taking me out of my depth. My […]
I have always had a great relationship with my Mum, I love her unconditionally and since becoming a Mother myself I now have a much deeper appreciation for all the things she has taught me through the years. As you try to be the best parent you can be you realise all the things, big […]
I was fortunate to be invited to a showcase evening for JustBe Botanicals this week. Created and developed by the lovely Aromatherapist Gail Bryden, at the core of these products is well-being.
I was recently invited to the White Stuff shop on George Street, Edinburgh for a ‘Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’ bloggers event.
I look back fondly on those days I could choose cute and coordinated clothes for my baby daughter, Elodie. Too young to understand the concept of choice, she happily accepted what I picked out for her to wear and was content. I thoroughly enjoyed buying outfits for her – way more than buying my own […]
The Duchess of Cambridge recently announced her second pregnancy. Earlier than I imagine she wanted to but she has Hyperemesis Gravidarum so it’s impossible to hide. I recently read an article about it and was flabbergasted by the amount of misinformed people who saw it as an opportunity to call her names and say she […]
I read ‘The Secret‘ a few years ago after going through a difficult period of my life and needing some direction. Its not everyone’s cup of tea but it helped me look at the positive side of life and realise that to be truly happy you must let go of all your bad thoughts and […]
One day when I was really young (I forget how old exactly) I found an old cassette of my Mum’s by a lady called Dolly Parton. I remember listening to it out of curiosity and instantly loving that country sound. I think I may have played that tape over and over and over again until […]
I have often envied those people who knew from a very early age what they wanted to be when they grew up and then turned out to be just that. That’s dedication for you. As a child and even through my school and university days I changed my mind several times. It took me a […]