Category Archives: Things I Like

Recommendations: Body Shop Ginger Shampoo

I have a really terrible dandruff/itchy scalp problem. It’s been an ongoing problem since my teens, I’ve tried T-Gel, Nizoral, Head, a fancy L’Oreal Professionnel three step system, Baby Shampoo, Kérastase, Lush’s Snake Oil bar, essential oils. I’ve run the … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Lavender Bath Salts

I’ve written before about how useful a daily bath has been in my quest for better sleep and easier mornings. I went from bath oil to epsom salts. There are lots of bath salts recipes on the internet, this one … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Rootbeer

The first McDonalds opened in the UK in 1974, the one in Fulham opened sometime in the 70’s and as far I was concerned the best thing about it was the root beer, I was very upset in 1993 when … Continue reading

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Recommendation: Ironing Water

I’m a known hater of ironing, I iron as little as possible and only do the bare minimum (which includes pillowcases and tea towels – yes I know it’s weird, I blame my mother!).This is relatively easy to do in … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Always Infinity

Saturday recommendations are about the things I use and think work or help me in some way. Sometimes, I use things that I don’t like because I have to, for example, my hoover. It’s not a terrible hoover, it does … Continue reading

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Recommendations: Barter Books

This week’s recommendation is geographically tricky for most of the world and for me, most days of the year, but Barter Books is one of my favourite places.There are books and lights and a model train and proper fireplaces and … Continue reading

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Notes from a Holiday

So far we have walked on the beach, bought books (although I traded in some books so I didn’t technically buy books) and generally taken life slowly with some napping on the sofa. Today we are headed into Newcastle and … Continue reading

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