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Life Update – October 2018

This is going to be a bit of a speed-typing exercise, and a stream of consciousness post that might be one of…

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Interiors: A Budget Hallway Makeover (so that no-one notices the mess in the rest of the house)

I’m sure I’m not alone in struggling to keep a clean and tidy house when there’s a pint-size destructor in our midst.…

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Our First Holiday With Ted: 7 Tips for Travelling Abroad With A Baby

Lucky Ted has already been on a few little holidays in his 16 months on the planet – Whitby, Scarborough, London, Centre…

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Mum-parison & The Ugly Side of Comparison

Recently, I’ve been using social media more than usual. I’ve reconnected with old friends and am getting over my ridiculous fear of…

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The 15 Month Update

I’ll get straight into it this month without the usual oh-god-where-is-the-time-going clichés because I’m on a tight schedule today. We’re about to…

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5 Good Things I’ve Learned From Quitting Booze

I recently wrote an article on Huff Post UK about giving up alcohol. At first, I worried that the piece was too…

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Where To Buy Wall Art + Pondering Personal Taste

I’ve written a forthcoming guest post for the brilliant Love Chic Living interiors blog, and thought I’d follow that up on here…

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The 14 Month Update

July 2018, aka The Month We All Melted, was also The Month of Ted’s First Steps. Hurrah! Well done Teddy! I wanted…

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This Book Could Change Your Life

I realise that THIS BOOK COULD CHANGE YOUR LIFE is a grand statement, and now I’ve decided to put it out there…

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Why I’m Changing My Definition Of Success

What is success, anyway? Now there’s a question for a Monday morning. (In the interest of balance, I’ve also asked myself ‘is…

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Shy Bairns Get Nowt

If my addled brain serves me correctly, I first read the words SHY BAIRNS GET NOWT on the sleeve notes of my…

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The 13 Month Update

June 2018 was a glorious month in many ways. I hope I’ll always remember it – as the month when Ted enjoyed…

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The 12 Month Update

I’ll try not to blather on too sentimentally because I’ve done enough of that in previous updates and I am very aware…

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