• Candle addicts anonymous.

    Candle addicts anonymous.

    You know you’ve got a bit of a problem when you spend Friday night dressed in nothing but PJs ...

  • The awkward blogger…

    The awkward blogger…

    There is a very good reason why it’s very, very rare to see any fashion or outfit type posts o...

  • Mountain Love.

    Mountain Love.

    We tried everything to shake our New Year’s Day hangover: eating mountains of carbs, lying dow...

Candle addicts anonymous.

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You know you’ve got a bit of a problem when you spend Friday night dressed in nothing but PJs and a maniacal grin, blogging about your favourite candles… It’s not that I simply enjoy candles, I need them. The further south the wick travels, the more anxious I become that I’ll soon be a sad, lonely candle-widow. So, naturally, a few days ... Read More »

The awkward blogger…

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There is a very good reason why it’s very, very rare to see any fashion or outfit type posts over here on my blog, namely that I am the world’s most AWKWARD poser. The problem I have is that the harder I try to pose, the worse I tend to look. My husband, Stef, patiently tells me to just move around, ... Read More »

Mountain Love.

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We tried everything to shake our New Year’s Day hangover: eating mountains of carbs, lying down, complaining, promising “never again” and making constant, long drawn-out droning noises, but nothing was shifting the feeling of despair. Then we remembered we had the perfect cure, just 5 minutes away. So Stef, Gracie (AKA ‘mountain bear cub’) and I took the rustic gondola up through ... Read More »

Skate Date.

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Somerset House at Christmas time is pretty sensational. My husband Stef and I were lucky enough to be invited down for an evening of Champagne and skating. A rather dangerous combination, particularly for me, the clumsiest lady in all the land on land, let alone on ICE. Fisrtly, we need to talk about this Christmas tree.  This one is possibly the ... Read More »

A Winter Dip… (my final thoughts on Philips Lumea)

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One morning, the low-hanging blanket of grey cloud that persistently hangs over a wintery London had decided it was time to take a break from its loyal post, peeling away to expose a perfect, unspoilt blue sky. Stef and I had also happened to wake up with a sense of optimism and clarity, which could be a lot to do with the fact that our ... Read More »

Almost a year…

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It’s been almost a year since we welcomed our new little friend, Grayson, into the world… I can’t quite believe it. I don’t think it will ever completely sink in that I’m a real life ‘mum’ now… It feels like only yesterday that I was cycling in circles on our driveway and demanding that Mum made my pony tail as smooth and bump free as Shanna’s from school ... Read More »

Feeling Festive.

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I’m fully aware that this will make me sound like some sort of strange old lady who shops in M&S and has the last four Country Living magazines precisely fanned over my chestnut coffee table, but I’ll say it anyway. One of my absolute favourite things about our beautiful British winter is the colour burgundy. Whenever the winter solstice casts its icy spell over ... Read More »

Philips lumea – my initial thoughts

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Let me start by saying there is nothing wrong with being pale.   That English rose, porcelain skin look is and always will be timelessly beautiful. But sadly these words of reason have come too late for my fake tan addiction and I’m destined to grow old and grey orange. At least, that’s what I thought until last week when I decided orange ... Read More »

An Autumnal Outfit

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I’d be the first one to put my hands up and say I’m not one of those ‘ultra fashionable’ people that could make an empty tin of tuna on my head look, well, fabulous darling. I never use clothes to make statements or push boundaries, I tend to like understated, neutral, simple and most of all dark things. I don’t film ‘fashion ... Read More »

Philips lumea Precision Plus

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Hair removal – it’s tedious, it’s not glamorous, it’s a pain in the bum but we all have to do it… Well, unless you were born a mole-rat (google it, I dare you). If you’re anything like me, standing in the shower each night while running a razor over my stubbly limbs it’s quite frankly an inconvenience. It effectively eats into the time that I ... Read More »