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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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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Accessing Higher Education as a Mature Student

It is never too late to begin or pick up where you left off with your education. There are now more ways than ever to access higher education and an increasingly diverse student population shows how many of the barriers people face when looking for education opportunities as an adult are no longer there. Here

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How to chose wedding outfits

This is it.  A year this week until my eldest gets married.  Yikes.   Given how quickly the year from the proposal to now has gone, I know this next year is going to fly by and before I know it, we will be picking confetti out of our outfits.   Not that we have

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How to dress for the summer season

With June 1st comes the realisation that the summer is finally here.    And with it come the invites to summer weddings and balls, and the looming large of sporting events in the calendar.  All of which need a go to killer outfit.     If you have to buy an outfit for every event

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Top Three UK Weekend escapes

I have had this idea for a while now about getting a car that is fun to drive.   I have even talked about it on here.   Driving, and having a fun car, is a bit of a thing in my family.  My parents have a few and I am seriously considering ditching my

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