Lifestyle

Dating As A Single Parent – With Match

I’ve been on a somewhat self-imposed dating ban lately. That’s what happens when you break your arm. But I’ve enjoyed the break if I’m honest (the dating one, not the arm one), it gives you time to gain a little perspective and really solidify what you’re looking for...

How To Use Cushions To Style Your Bedroom

There is no such thing as too many cushions, fact. Some may disagree, but they’re wrong, and no matter how many times my son comes home from uni and says, “Do we really need more cushions Mum?”, the answer is always a resounding yes. And nowhere more do you need lots...

My Body Is Fighting To Regain Its Weight … And That’s OK

I received another comment this week on the blog post I wrote last year about why I stopped following Slimming World. And it got me thinking. Thinking whilst also eating a fruit tart in the sunshine I should add. What is my relationship with food like right now? And...

Small Joys

A very old friend of mine had a serious accident a few weeks ago. She was hiking in California, as you do, slipped off a boulder, broke her pelvis and ankle and was alone in the sweltering heat for four days. (And if she doesn’t make this into movie, I will.) Anyway,...

How To Use Clocks To Modernise Your Home

When I moved into my current rented house, I had very little. No sofa, no TV cabinet, a dining table I got in the ‘seconds’ section of Homebase and chairs I bought online that I put together myself. But over the years, I’ve added a few touches to this house that make...

Love, Broken Arm & Life Update

Hello! Remember me? I’m the one-armed lady that now has a limp to add to her list of ailments. Getting old is grrrrrrreat 🙄 I’m still here, healing away in the background, but thought it was time I put pen to paper (fingertips to MacBook) and give those of you that...

3 Great Places To Eat In Bristol

Hands up who spends every Saturday night looking at Rightmove on their phone. *Raises hands sheepishly.* In my defence, I have no social life and on the rare occasion I do go out, I tend to break things, mainly my bones. Anyway, now that my eldest lives in the...

5 Great Gift Ideas For Father’s Day

It’s Father’s Day this month so I thought I would get in early and do some research for a great present for Dad. My dad is now 77 but is young at heart and has a better social life than I do! (Although that’s not really difficult.) He loves to play golf and darts, and...

Dating Dobby – The Finale

For those that have been following my recent dating story, I thought I would give you an update. If you want to catch up with who this guy is, you can read about him here. And of course, because it’s me, suffice to sat this didn’t quite end how I had anticipated.   A...

‘Meetchu’ – The Latest Dating App

Online dating is tough, you will have seen me share some of my dating highs and lows, and yet I still find myself logging on to one dating app or another every day. Because I remain ever the optimist and believe that 40-something (ahem) is definitely too young to...

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