Category Archives: Things I Like

Recommended: Seep

As part of my climate conscious, use less plastic drive, I needed to address the problem of washing up sponges. Once I’d used up the ones I had already bought, I tried some silicone ones but they were worse than … Continue reading

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Recommended: ProWorks Water Bottle

I’ve been going into the office at least twice a week since July. It’s been a bit of a shock to the system but I did take the opportunity to get some new commuting equipment. The first thing being a … Continue reading

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Recommendation: High on the Hog

During this trash fire of the last 16 months, I’ve watched a lot of telly, ok more Amazon and Netflix but the point remains. Netflix’s High on the Hog was extraordinary. There has been a lot said about Black Lives … Continue reading

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Recommended: L’Oreal True Match Foundation

Up until 2019, I’d been happily using my Bourjois Healthy Mix foundation which was great, and then Bourjois withdrew from the UK market. I bought enough that I didn’t have to think about a new foundation until April last year. … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Back to school

Happy Monday! Can you hear that noise? That noise is the sighing of relieved parents that have either got their children back at school or know they are going back this week. This morning my Lent prompt was to pray … Continue reading

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The definition of an Aunt

This was one of my Christmas presents… One of those things is true, and my sister in law is way cooler than I am!

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99 Bottles of Gin on the Wall: A 2021 project

My birthday present to myself was the 99 Bottles of Gin on the Wall poster. This, a genius idea of Emma Stokes aka Gin Monkey, is a scratch off poster featuring 99 bottles of gin, the gins should be easy … Continue reading

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November Happy – Weeks 2, 3 and 4

I’ve missed the last few weeks, I saw someone describe themselves as ‘feeling like a phone who’s battery is never above 10%’ and it was the best description of how I’ve felt this month, but I’m rallying… 3rd – A … Continue reading

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Recommended: The Cheese Tasting Company YouTube

Yesterday, Jo told me that her friend Ned, the author of A Cheesemonger’s History of the British Isles has a YouTube channel. I met Ned a couple of times and he’s that perfect combination of knowledge and enthusiasm for his … Continue reading

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Recommended: Altruist Dry Skin Repair Cream

I’ve already written about my love for Altruist Sun Cream aka the magic unicorn of sun block. They have a moisturiser which is amazing. I had a persistent patch of dry elbow (just my left elbow for some reason!) which … Continue reading

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