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I needed space to be cringe

A quote popped up on my Instagram feed a few weeks ago from a guy called James McCrae.  It said: Cringe is over.  From now on we are expressing our most heartfelt and nerdy thoughts…

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International Happiness day – ways to become happier right now

Today is International Happiness Day, perhaps a chance for us to remember to take life less seriously. To have fun, whatever that means to you.  Here are some ways we can bring more happiness into…

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Lessons from having a pet dog

I go to a book club with my neighbours and the last novel we discussed was Lessons in Chemistry.  A dog called Six – Thirty features quite heavily so I was asked what having a…

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Time to Grab and Cook with The Batch Lady

I was recently sent a copy of The Batch Lady’s latest book, Grab and Cook.  This is a book designed for the busy and the frazzled.  I have always loved Suzanne’s passion for time saving and…

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Some of the best things I ate over the festive period

As I type this my body is screaming out: What is going on, give me food! It’s not too impressed with the lighter lunches and lack of cheese, pudding and ferrero rocher.  My 9 year…

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