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  • Making moving house less stressful

    Making moving house less stressful
  • Our girls are meant to be both ‘streetwise’ and respectful?

    Our girls are meant to be both ‘streetwise’ and respectful?
  • Easy Autumn Blackberry and Apple Jam

    Easy Autumn Blackberry and Apple Jam
  • Back to School September Clutter Clearing

    Back to School September Clutter Clearing

Our girls are meant to be both ‘streetwise’ and respectful?

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.

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The Night She Died

I’ve been thinking a lot about ‘her’ since last week: since the time I got the news that the tumour that had been eating away at her for longer than they predicted, finally got to…

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Making moving house less stressful

Whether people are downsizing, moving out of the city to embrace wfh or relocating to find work, moving house comes with a lot of stressful emotions. However, there are things you can do to make moving less stressful.

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Easy Autumn Blackberry and Apple Jam

Here is my quick and easy recipe for Blackberry and Apple Jam, not authentic, but still good. It is even better if you have managed to pick the blackberries on an autumn walk. Double points.

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Back to School September Clutter Clearing

At the end of the summer holiday, I walk around the house and wonder again how we have managed to accumulate so much stuff and how much waste we seem to produce. Rationally, I know what we have to do…

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Secondhand September Soup

Secondhand September has come at a good time. Usually, I would invest in a few decent new pieces for my back to school wardrobe. This year, I have consciously not. I’m a massive fan of decluttering and donating. But I never really think of buying things second hand. So, this month I’m trying it. My first, and only purchase (so far) has been a soup maker. Wish me luck!

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