I’ve Been A Bit Distracted By … Fat Face – 04/11/13

Fat Face Softie Stripe Snood – £25 It is absolutely freezing here and so it’s time to unearth the various moldering scarves languishing in the…

The Reluctant Hotel Inspector – The Grange City 5* Hotel – London

Back in London for business again, the Inspector chose a hotel close to his client meeting and booked a room for one night at the 5*…

Review: Breathease Cleaning Range Formulated To Help Asthma & Allergy Sufferers

Now, readers of this blog will know that its author is somewhat challenged in the “domestic goddess” department and I have to confess that, when…

Review: Boing! Family Fun At Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre

It’s been quite a while since I got to see what I’d term ‘proper theatre’. We’ve taken the kids to see CBeebies shows with all…

I’ve Been A Bit Distracted By … Coast – 30/10/13

This is a glamorous, grown up coat from Coast, just as suitable for throwing over a beaded cocktail dress as it is for wearing with well…

Review: Braun ThermoScan 3 Compact One Second Ear Thermometer [IRT 3020]

You’d expect a brand with the pedigree of Braun to produce top-notch equipment and so it is with this lightweight and extremely easy to use…

Tell ’em Why You’re Gummy Mummy – The ORAL-B Love Your …

This week the tooth fairy has been gainfully employed in our house. Caitlin has lost one of her front milk teeth  – (cue much whistling…

I’ve Been A Bit Distracted By …MAC – 25/10/13

Probably the Grande Dame of red lippies – MAC’s Ruby Woo is definitely on my Christmas list.  It’s the kind of colour Marilyn would have…

A Wee Tale To Support Splashdirect & Water Aid

Did you know that every 40 seconds a child dies from water-related diseases? Or that 40% of the world’s population don’t have access to a…

I’ve Been A Bit Distracted By … Astrid & Miyu – 24/10/13

Here’s another lovely statement necklace from London jewellers Astrid & Miyu. The chain comprises coloured chains and strings of diamantes and the brooch-style pendant has…