Working On Wellness with David Lloyd

    June 21, 2016
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    I‘ve been thinking a lot lately about the correlation between mental health and physical health; exercise, food and wellness. I don’t think I’ve realised before just how intrinsically linked our physical wellbeing is to our mental. The thing is, I think we all have our mental ups and downs. I know I certainly do. I’m 80% shiny happy people, but that other 20% of the time I find tough, whether it’s through work stress, child worries or plain old depressing…

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    A Holiday Beauty Wardrobe

    There was a time when the only holiday wardrobe I was concerned about was the one that had actual clothes in. I am after all the girl who took 9 pairs of shoes for 7…

    June 17, 2016
  • Summer Good Times

    The First Single Parent Holiday

    Next week, for the very first time, I will be taking two children abroad. Alone. Both kids have a few air miles under their belts already; right before the split we travelled as a…

    June 16, 2016
  • Watch Gallery

    Watches for Dad this Father’s Day

    There aren’t many classier things in this life than a lovely watch. I’m not talking a Real Housewives of Beverley Hills-esque bit of Rolex bling here either, but an beautiful piece that is all…

    June 16, 2016
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    It’s An Animal: The Dyson V8

    As a person who both has kids and occasionally indulges in a bit of Tinder swiping, I find it hard to know when to reveal I’m a mother. I’m not an idiot, I know…

    June 13, 2016
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    Hux’s Birthday Party at Hollywood Bowl

    Today I said to Hux, “hey buddy, remind me how old you are again?” Because sometimes I look at him and I still see a baby, my sweet baby who curls up in my arms…

    June 6, 2016
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    What Being a Single Parent Feels Like

    I watched Myleene Klass’s Single Parents On Benefits programme last night. In fact, 24 hours before it aired I got cross when I read the title of the programme (mistake number one). And then,…

    June 1, 2016
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    12 Things to do in Brooklyn

    One of my favourite places in the whole wide world is Brooklyn. Stuffed to the gills with young (and not so young) creative people, it’s a wonderland of cutting-edge restaurants, fabulous shops and insanely…

    May 25, 2016
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    The Thunderbirds 2 Cake From Parteaz

    It was Hux’s 4th birthday this week, and before now he hadn’t had a party to celebrate the occasion of growing a year older. Elfie has always been very aware of birthdays and has loved…

    May 20, 2016