Something old, something new...

5.11.17
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Something old, something new...

This week I actually gave myself a break, and it was so nice not to feel the extra pressure I generally put myself under. I was kind of forced into …

Back to basics

29.10.17
29.10.17
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Back to basics

We've just returned from another of our little travel adventures - this time to the wilds of Exmoor - and it couldn't have come at a better …

You need rain to make a rainbow

16.10.17
16.10.17
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You need rain to make a rainbow

As I sit here trying to find the words to write this blog post, a part of me wonders if I need to share so much of my personal life in the first pla…

A season of change

1.10.17
1.10.17
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A season of change

Hello October... how did you sneak up on me so quickly?

Honestly, where does all the time go? A month ago we were on the beach basking in an end of …

Making memories

26.8.17
26.8.17
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Making memories

For once I'm not going to apologize for my absence from posting here and on my Instagram account. Okay, I lost some followers - something I real…

A growing confidence

23.7.17
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A growing confidence

Well... I opened my Instagram last Friday morning and found it had gone crazy overnight. My submission to the Draw a Dot Instagram Open Call had bee…

Finding my style

13.7.17
13.7.17
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Finding my style

Today is the day that the Draw a Dot. Instagram Open Call results are announced, so I can finally share the image I submitted. If you'd like to …

the beauty of simple things

30.6.17
30.6.17
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the beauty of simple things

First of all, I have a confession to make - I deleted my last post about why I love fashion illustration. It just felt all wrong, it didn't say …

An Epiphany

24.5.17
24.5.17
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An Epiphany

I had one of those days yesterday. You know the sort, when even the simplest of tasks turns into a fiasco and by the end of the day you feel a compl…

Meet Tom...

22.5.17
22.5.17
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Meet Tom...

I thought it was about time to properly introduce you to my partner, Tom, seeing as I mention him so often in my posts. It's going to be difficu…

Time to focus

10.5.17
10.5.17
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Time to focus

It's happened again... I've had my precious spare time hijacked. I have been lured by the temptations of social media and I've allowed m…

Where is all this going?

30.4.17
30.4.17
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Where is all this going?

Yesterday we went to the Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show. The stands were quite diverse - from wooden eco hot tubs, artisan bakers, reclaimed furni…

Time to Bloom

15.4.17
15.4.17
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Time to Bloom

Okay, it's been almost a month since I last posted here. I've tried to, I really have, but there just hasn't been the time. It's as …

Floral delights

19.3.17
19.3.17
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Floral delights

It's officially the first day of spring tomorrow - although, as I write this, it's cold, windy and pouring with rain outside. Even so, we…

Dear Mum...

16.3.17
16.3.17
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Dear Mum...

Mother's Day is just over a week away and although I'm always telling you that I love you, I wanted to say a bit more about just how much yo…

A special moment in time

5.3.17
5.3.17
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A special moment in time

It's been a difficult few weeks. We haven't found time to spend together just to enjoy being a family. Of course weekdays are too busy. Even…

Broody Mama

26.2.17
26.2.17
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Broody Mama

Have you heard that Nicole Kidman, aged 49, wants another baby? She admits that her chances are slim after several 'heartbreaks', and that s…

Finding my style

19.2.17
19.2.17
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Finding my style

I was having a conversation recently with Gen, one of my mummy friends. We were discussing how we had a set of clothes that we always relied on, whi…

Caravans are cool

12.2.17
12.2.17
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Caravans are cool

We have had some of our best times on caravan holidays. We love being outdoors - walking, mountain biking and kayaking - and caravanning has allowed…

The cake made me do it

5.2.17
5.2.17
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The cake made me do it

There nearly wasn't a post this week. I'm not quite sure how I crammed so much into one week, on top of my usual, already very busy days. Wh…

Beat those winter blues

29.1.17
29.1.17
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Beat those winter blues

January is almost over - woohoo! Spring is another month closer. The days are slowly getting longer and I now wake to hear not just my daughter call…

The Perfect Cookbook

22.1.17
22.1.17
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The Perfect Cookbook

I've just had a look at the WH Smith bestselling books chart and the top three books are about healthy eating. Of course this is January, tradit…

Forgetful Mama

15.1.17
15.1.17
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Forgetful Mama

I have turned into a person who needs to write everything down, if I'm not to forget it. The trouble is, by the time I've found a pen and pi…

Time for me

8.1.17
8.1.17
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Time for me

So, we're a week into the new year and I'm wondering what resolutions you might have made, and how well it's all going?

Well, I didn'…

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