Safe cycling for your little ones

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know that I bought myself a new bike in the summer, a classic bike that gets me from A to B in style – which of course meant I had to treat myself to an equally as cute helmet. Initially I chose Thousand for their stylish designs, but… View Post

Christmas traditions – shopping for our Christmas tree

Does your family have any Christmas traditions? As a child I can remember how, every year, my granny would make Christmas cake. We all lived together, and she, my mum, and I would each stir the cake batter before she transferred it from her bowl to the tin. The smell of cinnamon and cloves was… View Post

The pumpkin patch

Last week I found myself frantically Google-searching ‘pumpkin farms near Dundee’ after finding that the farm we usually head to for fruit picking was fully booked during the entire October holidays. I clicked through a couple of links and found a recommendation for Charleton Fruit Farm – it was a relief to discover they weren’t… View Post

Two birthdays means a lot of cake

When you celebrate two birthdays on the same day (especially one big birthday – not mine) there ends up being a lot of food – in particular, a lot of cake. From carrot cake and pavlova to cupcakes and an enormous Victoria sponge, we definitely ate our weight in sugar and cream this weekend. What… View Post

There’s more to life

A year ago I wouldn’t have sat in my garden wearing these shorts, let alone have my photograph taken in them. I bought them for a holiday in early 2018, a time when I was feeling really good about myself externally and internally. I was running well and eating well, and this was reflected in… View Post