• I finally picked my Word of the Year | ABIDE

    Do you have a Word of the Year? This is my 4th year of choosing a Word of the Year – Joy, Comfort and Refuge have preceded this one. Refuge was especially apt for 2020, and I loved the idea of Comfort & Joy for 2019 – a familiar phrase…

  • MAKING A EASY VISION BOARD WITH SCISSORS AND PINS

    I’ve never been all that good with numbers. You’d only have to ask my poor Dad (Head of Maths at our school, no less). He dragged my sister and I kicking and screaming through our GCSE exam. Every moment of the school holidays was spent trawling through past papers. I…

  • The most joyous stocking filler | Tropic Skincare

    What’s your perfect stocking filler? All I want for Christmas is a hot bath and a good sleep. Anyone else? Let me tell you about the most wonderful gift that you should buy for a friend, and more importantly for yourself. The Unwind Me Joy Drum from Tropic Skincare. If…

  • My Favourite Things Christmas Gift Guide

    Welcome to my third Gift Guide of the season. Spoiler Alert – this might be my favourite one. I hope you’ve managed to catch up with my Winter Candle Guide and my Tropic Christmas Gift Guide to get all the inspiration for your gift list. I wanted to make this…

  • Bodnant Garden in November

    It’s my first time. And I’m thrilled. I’ve never visited Bodnant Garden in November before so I’m so excited to have ticked this particular box. It’s easy to think of November as a bit of a dreary month. The late summer colours have faded. The vibrant leaves of October have…

  • The Tropic Christmas Gift Guide

    [AD – Tropic Ambassador] How’s your Christmas shopping going? I’m pretty much done (sorry) and I’ve tried really hard to shop local and small for my gifts. I hope this Gift Guide will help and inspire you. Give you ideas for those difficult to buy people. Everyone loves a bit…

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