Window Wednesday — Sandham Memorial Chapel

Sandham Memorial Chapel is one of those unexpected gems that you wouldn’t know existed unless you had done your homework.  You can’t even really see it from the road, other than a sign on the pavement, and a car park across the road featuring the National Trust logo.   Mr B and his parents had

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Is the hen party dead?

We went to Brighton a couple of weeks ago and everywhere we went there are groups of women with sashes declaring who was the bride, mother of the bride, granny of the bride etc.  Grown women wandering around the town centre on a Saturday afternoon with penises on headbands and L plates round their necks.

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12kgs. 12 days. Cleanse done

That’s what it boils down.  Twelve kilos in 12 days.  Lost.  Gone forever.   All as a result of doing the Chris James 12 day cleanse. I read the outer sleeve that came on my box of goodies nodding: Do your eyes and skin look fatigued? Do you sleep restlessly and wake up tired? Do

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Is Reducetarian the new balanced diet?

For the past twelve days I have been vegan.  Well that’s not technically true.  I have been 98% vegan, except for the duck breast I had on a salad one evening and the wagyu burger I had last night I have avoided all animal products for almost a fortnight. As a committed meat eater this

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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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