‘It’s not a fashion show’
Nov13

‘It’s not a fashion show’

‘It’s not a fashion show’ is one of my favourite phrases. I use it to make my husband and kids stop and think if they’re being a bit silly about clothes. Because life isn’t a fashion show. School isn’t a fashion show, work isn’t a fashion and running most definitely isn’t a fashion show. It doesn’t matter if your clothes don’t match 100% of the time. Yes, you have to have a...

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The Princess and the Pea
Feb15

The Princess and the Pea

If my daughter had lived in fairytale times, she would definitely have got her man and lived happily ever after. Because living with her is like living with the Princess and the Pea. And, just like the Princess and the Pea, the first problem is with her bed. It is a beautiful bed and very comfortable. But her pillowcase has a single row of soft sequins on it. Not proper sequins, not hard, sharp sequins. Soft sequins. But she...

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