Category Archives: Things I Like

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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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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Recommended: Marks and Spencer Perfume

These are my two current favourite perfumes. They are lovely and about a fifth of the price of my favourite Chanel No 5!

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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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