Foolproof pancakes

Fluffy American Style or Lacy crêpes, we’ve got you covered

Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day – whatever you call it and however you celebrate it, there’s no denying the child-like joy that comes with being able, nay expected, to eat pancakes for dinner….

3 min

It’s Good To Be Board

The beauty of board games

As I’m typing this, tensions in my house are running a little high. It’s fair to say that Son, The Hottie and I are all pretty competitive people so tonight’s been a bit fraught. But we’ve…

4 min


A round up of what to watch, read and see this month

Hello there weekenders! This month we’re launching our entertainment round up series, Show + Tell. Every month we’ll be serving up a list of what’s been keeping us entertained and what we’re looking forward to. And…

9 min

The Beauty of Bathing

Life as a water baby

Cats or dogs? The Beatles or The Rolling Stones? Tea or coffee? Bath or shower? Nothing defines or divides us quite like the minutiae of our daily lives. As a self-confessed bath-lover, I’m always baffled when…

3 min

The Cult of Busy-ness

A call for calm in our overwhelmed lives

As a lawyer, I measure my days in six minute intervals. The little timer at the corner of my screen currently tells me I’ve spent 18 minutes responding to emails, 36 minutes on a conference call discussing…

4 min

Votes for Women!

Women’s rights & equality

It’s easy to forget some of the privileges that we have in modern day society – having a political voice being one of them. Today marks 100 years since women over the age of 30 were…

5 min

Spicy Black Beans + Veggie Sprinkles

Just don’t call it bowl food

Less a recipe and more a suggestion, this is my go to lunch when I’m working from home. A few minutes prep and then the beans can be left to simmer on the stove until thickened…

2 min