We need to talk about tyres

No don’t pull that face.   Don’t do what we all do when the adverts come on TV, and hit the fast forward.  Bear with me for five minutes because we need to talk about tyres.    Chances are you drive a car, or travel in a car with your family on a fairly regular

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How gorgeous does Croatia look?

The more I hear about Croatia the more I really want to visit.   And right now I really need a holiday.  I mean like I really need a holiday.   I am exhausted and we don’t have a holiday booked this year (I am not counting the week in France at Easter, or the

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Sometimes you just need some food for the soul

A couple of weekends ago Mr B said to me at lunchtime on Saturday “What do you want to do today?” My response was instant:  “I don’t care, I just want to get out”. I love working from home but sometimes, particularly at the end of a week when he has been away and I

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The Marriott Meterologist

You know sometimes you hear about something and you think “that is just bonkers” but then the more you think about it the better it gets?  Well that happened to me last week when I heard about the Marriott Meterologist. The press release I read starts: London Marriott Hotel County Hall, the South Bank’s five-star

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A guide to smoking (the good kind)

Not the bad kind.  My guide to smoking is the good kind, the kind that leaves you feeling like you have had a lovely flavoursome dinner.  Not the one that leaves you reeking of nicotine and slowly doing untold damage to yourself. Smoking food is THE big thing at the moment.  Just as pork can

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I think I am going to be a life coach

I think.  I haven’t decided yet but I am seriously considering it.  I will be honest and say I wasn’t thinking about any such thing until recently because, well because I already have a job!  And a blog.  And a family.  And I spend so much time whinging about not having enough time to do

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Have you heard about the Pep and Lekker Cleanse?

I hadn’t until recently when I received an email asking me if I fancied trying it out.  It came at a time when my headaches were at an all time high and my healthy eating was at an all time low.    The idea is a simple one, three days of nutritious soups and broth

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If you have children this is why you need to write a will

  Have you ever heard of sideways disinheritance? No? Me neither! I was chatting to a company called Bespoke Support Network this week and found out that unbeknown to over 75% of the population your children could be disinherited when you die. Now if you’re like me and everyone else, you probably weren’t aware that

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