Haggis, ‘neeps and tatties with M&S

As Nathan approaches his second birthday, I find myself re-living the day he was born. It was Wednesday 25 January – Robert Burns Day – and (after the rather exhausting labour and delivery, followed by a fairly traumatic recovery for us both which ended up with Nathan being admitted to the baby unit), one of… View Post

AeroSkip – January Detox Kick Start

At a time when everyone is three weeks into their January detox, I am still enjoying chocolate, crisps, bread and alcohol. Last week, I was in Milan for three days, which meant I ate carbs and drank wine all day, every day. I’ve had two special birthdays this month, which meant I had to drink… View Post

Thoughts of Spring

The first couple of weeks in January after the holiday season are always tough, especially when the weather is damp and miserable. I try to fill my head with positive thoughts and bright, fresh images from the SS13 campaigns. The Betty Barclay SS13 collection is just the ticket for a January pick-me-up (without the scary thought of… View Post

Net-a-Porter Sale: A Magpie’s Treasure Chest

I love a fabulous earring. I’m like a magpie, drawn to anything sparkly, with crystals and colour and bling. I prefer a decadent chandelier, or a conversation starting art deco theme. A pop of bright, jewel colour always goes down well over Christmas and summer. But my ears aren’t pierced, so I often fall in… View Post