Unless you’ve had your head in the sand over recent months, you’ll know that women around the world are standing up to different campaigns – #timesup, #metoo and more recently #weseeequal. Started by the Suffragettes in the early 1900’s, the first International Women’s Day was celebrated in 1911. I’ve always known…

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With Mothers Day fast approaching, I thought I’d share this simple but incredibly delicious truffle recipe.  I made them at Christmas but used Baileys as the alcoholic base.  I thought I’d try the recipe with a sample bottle of X-Gin I had and was pleasantly surprised with the results! X-Gin…

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If you read my Surviving a Long Haul flight post, you’ll know how many hours in the air we had whilst travelling to New Zealand.   Not surprisingly, I read a LOT whilst on the plane.  Its been a while since I did a book review and as I read a…

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When I first got passed my driving test I was the proud owner of a blue Nova.  I passed my test on a Wednesday and Saturday morning I was driving down to see my Dad in Bournemouth.  That weekend, I remember my Dad dragging me outside to show me a…

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