Meeting Constance Hall

Hanging Out with the Queen that is Constance Hall

When I was invited to meet and interview the queen that is Constance Hall, I did a little booty shake in my living room because I love that lady (we all love that lady), she's brave, smart, sisterly. driven and utterly inspiring and I knew we'd get on and talk for days (which we did).
laptop with tulips

My Happy Places Online

There's a lot of, 'Turn off the internet, it's bad for you' warnings circulating and yes, whilst you need time out from your laptop, particularly pre-bedtime for the best chance of a restful night's sleep, the world wide web for the most part, is a force for good, if you ask me.
Honest Mum

Why Having Kids Doesn’t Change Your Personality

Close mates of mine are considering trying for bambinos soon and they've been asking me questions, a lot of questions, so this post is for them, and for you, if you're worried that having babies might take over your brain and warp who you are.
Christmas at the Royal Garden Hotel

A Fabulously Festive Weekend In London

Since leaving London, almost 6 years ago, after eleven years in the capital, I've often questioned whether we were, my husband and I, 'tired of life' as John Samuel's famous saying goes, when we departed.
Harriet Thorpe and Vicki Psarias

Lunch at Giorgio’s With Harriet Thorpe

My gorgeous friend, Harriet Thorpe: all-round superstar actress and one heck of an awesome human being, wasn't able to make my birthday dinner last Saturday night so she jumped on a train from London to see me in Leeds for a long lunch last Tuesday and we had a ball of a time.
baby in a pram

The Unrealistic Expectations of Pregnancy & Parenthood

Pre-kids, I'd devoured every book I could get hold of that could prepare me for parenthood, I'd seen the movies (two pushes and it's out) and completed an NCT crash course on a weekend with my husband.
Vicki of Honest Mum outside her new Range Rover Evoque at JCT600

My New Range Rover Evoque

I ticked one of my wishlist boxes a few weeks ago when I bought myself a Range Rover Evoque, a car I've loved a long while and feel so incredibly excited about.