Rachel Turone

Interview with Lifestyle Blogger Rachel Turone

Rachel Turone of lifestyle blog Rachel the Hat in her own words, 'has been taking photos of her outfits and getting funny looks from her Welsh neighbours for the past 5 and half years!' She documents outfits and style posts from a busy 30+ mum's perspective with a wide and loyal following.
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Wonderful Women Interview with Author, Playwright and Journalist Jemma Wayne

Jemma Wayne is an author, playwright and journalist.Her first novel, After Before, was shortlisted for the Waverton Good Read Award, and longlisted for both the Guardian’s Not the Booker Prize, and the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. Her short stories have appeared in a variety of publications, and her journalism can be seen most frequently in The Jewish News and at The Huffington Post. Her first stage-play, co-written with Rachel Sternberg, ran to critical acclaim at Hampstead’s New End Theatre.
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Wonderful Women Interview with Sunday Times Bestselling Author Kate Thompson

Kate Thompson is an author, journalist and ghostwriter. Her debut novel, Secrets of the Singer Girls, became a Sunday Times bestseller and is followed by the recently released, Secrets of the Sewing Bee. Kate lives in Twickenham with her husband Ben, their two sons, Ronnie (8) and Stanley (4) and an elderly Jack Russell called Twinkle.
Saying 'yes' more

Being a Mother Hustler

Let me start off by stating this post applies to Dads too, it's just 'Father Hustler' doesn't sound as cool as Mother Hustler and you know Mama's got some street cred going on right here so let's stick with it (ha, as if).
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My Selfish Mother ‘Maman’ Tee & Raising Money For Charity

As women, born, raised and living in the Western world we are so incredibly fortunate. A fact many of us take for granted - I know I do. It's incredibly easy to get caught up in our so called 'First World Problems'. Traffic jams, broken boilers and impending deadlines all pale into insignificance compared to many womens' lives in the developing world, for whom war, poverty and disease is a daily reality. If you are keen to support women in these situations, one of the ways you can do something to make a difference is by rocking one the super cool tops from the Blogzine Selfish Mother.
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#Spreadasmile for Make-A-Wish®UK Charity with Primula Cheese

Today (Oct 2nd) is World Smile Day, a day coined by Harvey Ball - the creator of the iconic smiley face no less! An emoji before phones and computers even existed! :) To mark World Smile Day, Primula Cheese are working with Make-A-Wish® UK to raise funds to help grant magical wishes to children fighting life-threatening conditions.
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A Week in Marbella with James Villa Holidays

Last week saw 'part' of this family spend 7 days in Marbella, staying at the palatial Casa Haniel, a James Villa Holidays' villa in San Pedro, above, for a fabulous, relaxing, fun and invigorating week away.
Mr Bloom

Our Weekend in Pictures-Including Hanging Out With Mr Bloom

This weekend was gushingly one where I literally kept thinking, 'Wow I'm so happy, I'm so lucky'...stick with me...You see we are all so busy rushing around aren't we, running from here to there, working, hustling, multi-juggling that these last few days went by a bit slowly in comparison and allowed me to truly take stock.
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Wonderful Women Interview with GP and Writer Juliet McGrattan

Juliet is a GP, mum to three children and a health writer. She also has her own running club, runs marathons and fundraises for charity. With a regular column in Women’s Running, a growing online following and plans for a book, Juliet is one inspiring, wonderful woman.
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Keeping My Kids Healthy

For those following my blog, you'll know this summer has been all about indulgence for this family, with myself and the kids eating a lot more sugar than normal.