• Life
    2018 UK Blog Awards – My Thoughts

    Well, what a night that was! I had high hopes when I boarded the train …

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  • Fashion
    What To Wear To An Award Ceremony If You Are Carrying Extra …

    I have, it has to be said, put on a whole heap of weight over …

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  • Life
    53 Lessons I’ve Learned In 53 Years

    A few months ago I reached the grand age of 53, which means I have been …

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  • Health
    10 Tips To Give Up Junk Food And Eat A Healthier Diet

    I have, without a shadow of a doubt, fallen off the healthy eating waggon. In …

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  • Fashion

    Dressed Down Festive / Yellow Long Skirt And Sparkle Top

    Well, the chest infection from hell still has me in its clutches so I haven’t really left the house at all for a few weeks. I am beginning to wonder if I was meant to hibernate through winter; the cold weather certainly doesn’t agree with me. So rather than share with you my sheer amazement at just HOW many boxes…

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    Chic Guides

    Barefaced Chic Christmas Gift Guide 2017

    Step away from the body lotion, I’ve got some chic answers to your Christmas present dilemmas. I don’t know about you, but I find Christmas gift buying almost gives me an annual meltdown. It’s not the buying, it’s the choosing that has me metaphorically rocking in the corner repeatedly whispering, “What WILL she like?” Which means I have to be…

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    Self-Development

    The Precious Illusion Of Perfection

    There I was, a Student Information Management Technician, (posh way of saying that I curated the information about students, exams, report cards, etc, etc) tapping away at my keyboard, frantically trying to decipher the inner workings of a student software package that had obviously been written by someone with a massive IQ, but with no idea of how the…

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    Self-Development

    Learning To Say No

    I love my life. I love the unexpected twists and turns, the business ventures that take me all over the country, the never knowing what’s around the corner. I know it’s not for everyone, and there are times when I yearn for a bit of stability – but those times are fleeting. I know myself well enough to understand…

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    Fashion

    7 Ways To Fight Leg Fatigue #Ad

    My work life involves a lot of sitting and a lot of standing. One day I’ll be at my desk all day, another I’ll be standing in a boardroom giving a presentation for hours on end. As a sufferer of ‘end of day heavy leg’ – that dull, heavy-legged feeling that makes it almost impossible to get comfortable – I need to…

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