Have heard it all from my friends for years, but always thought, couldn’t be as bad as they describe…but it is! The countdown has begun and trying to keep a 10/11 year old focused and working when all they want to do is watch You Tube is not at all easy (I am with them, […]
Posted: October 25, 2018 7:18am


Skiing was not something we did as a child  ( there were six of us !) Today, I still struggle to get the point of spending a fortune to have to get up early, wear heavy and uncomfortable boots etc.  However, the reality is that my husband and kids love it so I have learnt […]
Posted: January 29, 2018 6:21am


I had one of those penny drop moments on Tuesday.  On a swelteringly hot day, I was sitting at a talk hosted by Wellbeing of Women.  They are a charity that dedicates itsself to funding research that will improve the lives of us, our daughters, mothers, aunts, friends  and sisters.  I generally haven’t the time for fancy charity lunches but […]
Posted: June 23, 2017 9:26am

I hate skiing but my husband loves it, as do my kids now!  We have been going to a resort in Italy for years but this half term we decided to try somewhere new.  It was a tip from my friend Tanya who is one of those people who has always been kind enough to […]
Posted: March 7, 2017 5:01pm

I am famed for my dreadful cooking. I don’t know why, as my mother cooked for all six of us kids when we were little.  I have managed to get through to today without dealing with this ‘big black hole’ in my education, mainly due to the fact that my husband loves cooking (when he gets […]
Posted: February 23, 2017 8:47am

I was honoured to be asked to work with Miele as I have used their machines for years.  I am not going to pretend to be a domestic goddess, my friends read my blog and would be the first to comment if I suddenly purported to be an expert on washing machines. Buying and selling […]
Posted: December 6, 2016 6:00am

I have written about Marbella before, check out my older  post if you missed it.  We are lucky to come here regularly and I want to share my latest finds. Starting with exercise,  El Rosario Pilates is the best place I have tried in  Marbella, you can park easily and it is so reasonable . […]
Posted: July 29, 2016 3:58pm


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