Are you a morning person? 6 Advantages…and 4 Drawbacks

Now I admit I’m quite an extreme morning person. I don’t do eye-rubbing, stretching, adjusting to daylight or yawning. I certainly don’t do lie-ins. The second I’m awake, generally when dawn breaks and the birds start a’ chirping (we’re talking 4.40am in the summer) I’m like a whippet out of…

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10 Ideas for a Fabulous May (and we’re not talking Theresa)

    Way hey – it’s May, one of my favourite months of the year. The days are long and sometimes warm. I stop craving pies, stews and rhubarb crumble and opt for the occasional salad. It’s an optimistic month – summer is stretching out ahead, full of endless possibilities…

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A Comfy but Hideous Cardi

  3 MINUTE READ We’ve all got at least one (well I hope we all do, or that makes me a bit odd)…a comfy but hideous cardi, that we hide from the world.  Generally it’ll be ancient. It probably has holes. It might even smell a bit. And we would…

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Blog envy …will write for pizza or Chanel

  3 MINUTE READ Since I started blogging a few people have asked me…so how do you make money blogging?   To which, I smile knowingly, and whisper…errrrrmm, I don’t. Truth is I do it for the love of writing and in the hope of giving someone (mainly me) a chuckle…

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5 Spring Clean Hacks…no rubber gloves required

It’s spring– well so they tell me. Personally, I still have my coat and scarf on, but there is more light about – which is lovely… BUT highlights that my flat is in need of a bit of TLC. Now, unlike most things in life, I don’t rush spring-cleaning –…

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How to travel light…and get one up on Ryanair

5 MINUTE READ Packing is a pain – not that you’d think so if you’ve ever read one of those cheery 10 tips articles where all you have to do is opt for a capsule wardrobe – say blue and white with an accent of tangarine – and the next…

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A Gel Manicure

4 MINUTE READ It’s shallow I know, but don’t you just feel better when your nails are done. Having nice, shiny, un- chipped nails makes me feel like a proper lady. My hands look like someone else’s when I am gell-ed up and for the first day or two I…

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