Love + Dating

    Recent Lessons In Online Dating

    May 4, 2016
    What I've Learned About Dating

    If you know ways to meet single men that do not involve a profile and 300 finely honed words about yourself, I take my hat off to you. Three years into the dating game and I’m still none the wiser: I’ve dated the only two friends-of-my friends who are single, joined a gym, gone to bars and struck up conversations in coffee shops. And I still don’t have a boyfriend. Nada, nothing. It’s been one of the greatest wonderments to me…

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    The Spring Picnic

    Sometimes, in the spring and summer, I wonder what to do with the children in our free time. In the winter it’s easy peasy. It’s freezing cold and/or raining, so we hide away indoors,…

    April 28, 2016
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    Take Three: Face Masks

    Face masks are one of the beauty treatments that I must do weekly. Even if I don’t have time to do my full facial routine, a quick face mask makes me feel refreshed, ready to ‘face’…

    April 25, 2016
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    London With Kids: Chi Kitchen

    I think it’s OK to admit that, when my children were little, taking them for big days out wasn’t my favourite thing to do. Even if there was another pair of hands to help the…

    April 23, 2016
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    The Summer Sofa

    Can we just pause for one moment and appreciate just HOW glorious this weather is? Granted, I spent most of today in an office writing press releases (which was actually quite good fun… just don’t…

    April 20, 2016
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    Sick Days (and Long Nights)

    Hold out your clenched hand in front of you. Release your first, second and third fingers. Got it? Three, that’s what you can see, THREE. THAT is the amount of times that I have…

    April 19, 2016
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    Losing Your Spark (Then Finding It Again)

    This winter was a bit strange for me. I felt metaphorically stuck. Bogged down, heavy, tired. I was lacking drive and confidence at work, my get up and go had left the building: when…

    April 14, 2016
  • HomeSense Milton Keynes

    Welcome, HomeSense Milton Keynes!

    My friends and I were discussing our obsession with interiors recently. Akin to our love of fashion in our early twenties, our preoccupations with cushions, wallpaper and lampshades has over-ridden our desire to buy…

    April 6, 2016