Best beauty buy || Suncream

Given that Summer has seemingly now arrived, my best beauty buy this month has to be suncream. Having been unseasonably cold for much of Spring, I found myself caught out by the sudden spell of summer weather we have been enjoying recently – not least because we decided at short notice to go to the beach. While getting everything ready … Continue Reading

It’s a steal || The must have ring from H&M

With the exception of a Prada lookalike skirt that I bought about 13 years’ ago, I have never had much success in H&M – no doubt in part due to the fact that the closest store to me is a small regional concession that seemingly carries narrower stock lines than the more appealingly ones featured in the … Continue Reading

This week I am eating || Hake in a bag

I am now back at my desk after the Easter holidays. It has been a funny mix of weather but lovely to be at home with the children playing outside for hours on end (an endless game of horses and stables but without any actual horses, or for that matter stables, involved – what more … Continue Reading

Spring Cleaning

In many ways, cleaning products and equipment are one of the last things that I want to spend money on. However, with my cleaner of some 5 1/2 years having left, I thought that a clear out of the housekeeping cupboard and some new cleaning products might just give me sufficient enthusiasm to get on with … Continue Reading