6 Months to Change My Life · Fat to Fit · Goals

6 Months to Change My Life

If you know me, you’ll know that I am obsessed with all things paper. I’m a crafter, with my own business, and I make all sorts of things…personalised frames, gifts, prints, wedding stationery – you name it, I’ll make it. I’m also addicted to stationery: planners, notebooks, journals, filofaxes and all the gumf that goes… Continue reading 6 Months to Change My Life

Relationships · Singledom

All the Things Guys Don’t Want to Hear

As a single mum, I’ve now spent a considerable amount of my time trying out various forms of dating. I spent a couple of happy months with a guy who was a connection of a friend. I’ve had a series of horrendous dates from Tinder, and one or two from Plenty of Fish. I’ve spoken… Continue reading All the Things Guys Don’t Want to Hear

One Boy's Guide to Life

One Boy’s Guide to…Fashion

They say that, often, children demonstrate a trait which becomes their career very early on in life. It seems that I have some kind of Gok-Wan-Cristian-Dior-Trinny-or-Susannah on my hands. Last week, I decided to gut my wardrobe and adopt a sort-of “capsule” collection. This involved selecting and hanging my favourite pieces, ruthlessly dumping the rest,… Continue reading One Boy’s Guide to…Fashion

One Boy's Guide to Life · Uncategorized

One Boy’s Guide to…Surviving Extreme Weather

Recently we have had a series of storms which the Met office have decided to name. We’ve been battered by Abigail, Barney, Clodagh, Desmond, Eva, Frank, Gertrude, Henry, and most recently, Imogen. Bear in mind that the only experiences Pod has really had of storms are episodes of Thomas the Tank Engine. He is justly scared: Thomas… Continue reading One Boy’s Guide to…Surviving Extreme Weather

One Boy's Guide to Life

One Boy’s Guide to Life

My little one is one of the funniest people I’ve ever met. I’m not just saying that: he genuinely makes me crack up laughing quite frequently, and has been known to make everyone else do the same. Our little world consists of “Me and Mummy’s House”, “Nursery”, “Soffplay”, “Nana and Papa’s”, and that whole other… Continue reading One Boy’s Guide to Life