I seldom write about child related issues as I am not an authority and there are so many much more articulate voices out there, than mine. From baby to seven, there were changes, no bottles, cots, buggies but there was still that sense that they were all yours to guard and look after. Get to […]
Posted: June 4, 2016 8:52am

I love checking out what everyone is wearing on the School Run, I am lucky that at my son’s school, no one judges, what anyone has on.  We just love to catch up and chat at the school gates. Seldom does the talk turn to the boys, which I think makes it so relaxed. I also know it […]
Posted: May 26, 2016 7:31am

In the past I have done Paris and Morocco, when Jemima, suggested Buckinghamshire, I wasn’t overly excited but after the move and various kids being sick, I just wanted to get away. We booked a house through Airbnb and off we went. The best bit it only took 40mins on the train from Marylebone in London and we were […]
Posted: May 21, 2016 7:10am

I have been a serial house mover, we have lived everywhere in London over the years from Islington, Notting Hill, Hampstead, St Johns Wood , Queens Park and now Kentish Town. I get bored and I love discovering new areas and of course the challenge of making a house a home. Lots Road Auction House […]
Posted: May 14, 2016 7:42am

I am  hands on with my kids but after outbreak two of nits at my daughters school, I was latterly pulling my hair out. I had done everything by the book , hair in plaits, tea tree oil at the base of the scalp but the nits keep coming around. After the move and Luella […]
Posted: May 7, 2016 6:21am

Its Easter and if you are in  London or visiting then, check out this post on Kidzania. Kidzania, is a kids world,  now open at Westfield in West London. I went unprepared, what a mistake!  I don’t normally write about kids activities but I am doing this for you, the parents. You have to book […]
Posted: March 28, 2016 7:12am

It turned out to be cheaper to fly to Venice than directly to our Ski Resort in Italy, the copious amounts of luggage due to all the ski equipment, did initially worry me but I really wanted to do a sightseeing trip with the kids.  At six and eight, I really want to start exploring […]
Posted: February 27, 2016 6:55am


I am not one to lust after jewellery, but a lot of  readers have asked me to feature it so I am delighted to kick off my jewellery section with Adorno London, perfectly timed for Christmas. When I was young, I loved looking in my mothers jewellery box, but my poor daughter will find little to […]
Posted: December 8, 2015 7:29am


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