Food

    Wiggly Worms and Bolognaise with the Morphy Richards Spiralizer

    July 29, 2016
    Morphy Richards Spiralizer Express

    Is this a healthy dinner, mummy? Is a question Elfie asks me on a regular basis. I’m no health nut (OK, I am a bit) but I do like to make sure the family gets the required amount of fruit and veg daily, and this seems to have rubbed off on Elfie (not Hux, unfortunately) who seems to actively enjoy healthy choices over not-so-healthy choices. Parenting job done here, I think! This is all well and good, but unfortunately I’ve…

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    Me

    Age 31: Another Year Older, Another Year Wiser

    I turned 31 on Monday. And for the first time in forever, I actually approached the event feeling excited about the fact I was getting that little bit older. I almost felt – can…

    July 28, 2016
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    Motherhood

    Oh Boy, He’s Growing Up

    I’d say I’m a pretty pragmatic person. Yeah, I might weep at the odd Grey’s Anatomy episode (they’re an unlucky bunch, aren’t they?) but I’m not one to cry at the drop of a hat.…

    July 21, 2016
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    Travel

    Single Parent Holiday: The Mark Warner Verdict

    When I thought about travelling alone to Mark Warner Lakitira Greece with the kids, I wasn’t too concerned. Despite murmurs from friends and colleagues of “you? Just you? You and the kids?”, the solo…

    July 14, 2016
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    Beauty

    Which Serum Should I Use? My Top Two

    This weekend, as I drove back from Elfie’s birthday party at Hollywood Bowl, I got ID’d buying a bottle of wine. I was surprised – firstly because I had the look of a shellshocked…

    July 13, 2016
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    Love + Dating

    My Real-World Dating Failure

    Six months ago I closed all my online dating accounts. Tinder, Guardian Soulmates, Match.com, Bumble, Happn: they all went. They were draining time and of energy that I could have quite happily driven into…

    July 12, 2016
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    Travel

    MTT Travel: Bloc Hotel Gatwick

    Airport hotels are a necessary evil. Much like visiting the dentist, getting a bikini wax or spending 50 quid on a pair of school shoes that will shortly be scuffed to buggery, splashing out…

    July 11, 2016