Food for the Fam: Cinnamon Honey Popcorn

It’s basic, but I’m going to tell you about it anyway: popcorn. Healthy-style. The reason I’m sharing this is that this week, when I was working in-house for a London-based client, I overheard some people (OK, really young people) lamenting the price of a packet popcorn at Pret. ‘Didn’t you know you can buy the corn kernels […]

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Let's All Look at Some Blogs: (Drumroll…) Parenting

As you may have read in my first post of the year, I’m kicking off 2015 with a clutch of ‘thoughts’ instead of resolutions. The one I want to really stick to is to take on board a more focussed, consistent and understanding approach in my parenting. Too often for my own liking, I’m short with my kids, impatient with […]

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Fresh Year, New Thoughts

Happy new year (and long post alert)! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and are ready for the fresh start. I know I am. I’ve loved our Christmas so much, but now I’m ready for a reboot. What New Year’s resolutions do you have in store for 2015? Mine are quite simple and I’m keeping […]

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Touching Words by Maurice Sendak to See Us Through Christmas + Beyond

This time of year can really get on top of you. And worse, as someone reminded me at the school gate yesterday, “the Christmas holidays don’t count as holidays, because you come back more tired than before them.” Urgh, she’s so right. Except this year I want to try to make that not count for me […]

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Shop Local in Lewes this Christmas with #lewes4xmas

Did Black Friday make you feel just a little bit sick? I have never, until this year, heard the term and now that I write copy for a major high street furniture and homeware retailer, I was hearing it all week before the actual day arrived. But I can honestly say I went nowhere near […]

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Charleston for Children: Special Kids Tours of a Special House this Half Term

I’m excited – but also gutted. Charleston contacted me earlier this week to tell me they’re doing special children’s tours of the house during half term week. I would love to do this with my son, but we are away or he’s in clubs while I work. Boo. If anyone goes, you must let me know what […]

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