I have watched in horror over the last weeks as yet more women have tragically lost their lives at the hands of violent men. Some not even talked about in the media. Some potentially not even investigated, just considered to be purposefully missing. I am staggered at how many men hurt, abuse and murder women. However, today, my fury is at the response from the institutions we live within who still think it is okay to blame the victim.
There are many ways in which you can go boating with children, from hiring a Go Boat and sailing down Regents Canal to trying out a boating holiday for the first time. Although these boating…
We feel like it is our job as a good friend, a solid, dependable friend to offer good advice. It’s important that we know our favourite people well enough that we can become their sanity check. They need us. Actually, more often, we do it for us. We feel useful. We feel selfless. We are helping in the worst of times. Except, sometimes we’re not…
I’ve been super interested to see the new trend for Dopamine Dressing sweep over Instagram. After two years of loungewear. Two years of feeling out of control, people are starting to sit up and say they want more joy. I know I do.
My kitchen worktop currently looks like I feel. A mishmash of half-eaten chocolate treats. The smell is rather amazing, but also not helping me to recover from the excess of the weekend. And the kids are still eating chocolate for breakfast.
If, like us, you need a plan to use up your leftover chocolate eggs, why not try this rocky road recipe.
It might be that I worked too hard at making life fun for my kids at the start of lockdown. Or it might be that I’ve always been a shoegazer, not a stargazer. But I’ve realised that I don’t know how to have fun anymore.