Category Archives: Things I Like

Recommendations: Dr Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser

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Recommendations: Fated Mates podcast

I never really got the hang of podcasts. I listen to the radio all the time, and when I have used podcasts, they tend to be the BBC ones, so basically, I’m using them like radio iplayer (or BBC Sounds … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Jersey Bedding

I love my bed. I mean really love it and changing the bed linen weekly is one of the housework tasks I do every week pretty much without fail. It’s a family thing I think, Ben and I will both … Continue reading

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Recommendation: Shay and Blue Black Tulip Eau de Toilette

This scent was in my M&S Advent Beauty Calendar in 2018 and much to my surprise (I’m generally a Chanel No.5 or a 4711 girl) I really liked it, enough to buy another bottle when the sample ran out and … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Angus Castus

Although I’ve been aware of it for a little while, last year peri-menopause really started to kick me in the bum, my PMT has been horrendous and my period has been somewhat erratic, some have been perfectly normal, some have … Continue reading

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Spitalfields City Farm

I’m a Londoner, it’s something I’m extremely proud about (even though I had nothing to do with it!) but it huge part of who I am. But in common with most cities, being from here can mean lots of things, … Continue reading

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Recommendation: English Heritage and National Trust Memberships

Now I’m 46, I am middle aged, I like gardening and old buildings, I have been known to plan holidays around going to see particular old buildings (mostly Middleham which is my favourite castle!). I did all of this as … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Too hot to do anything

Happy Monday! Last week we had a mini heatwave, it was intense, it was 37C in my house on Thursday, I took many coldish baths and sat in front of fan. It’s calmed down now and thank God. So we … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Superdrug Naturally Radiant Range

I recently changed up my skincare, usually I’m very loyal to the products I use (and for the record this picture is how I’d like to look every day but often don’t!) but my skin has always been a reflection … Continue reading

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York

The York trip was one of those brilliant ideas Ma and I have sometimes. She was driving to Scotland for a holiday and said that she was thinking of breaking the journey and from there a plan evolved. I’d come … Continue reading

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