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should we all be more Kanye?

Should we all be ‘more Kanye?’

Since taking the plunge to go freelance instead of returning to work full time, I admit that I’ve found it a little more difficult than I anticipated landing new clients and projects. I never expected it to be easy,…

6 ways I suck at being a mum

6 ways I suck at being a mum

1. messy play makes me anxious I would love to be cool with messy play and seriously, I’ve tried. I can’t even tell you that I have OCD tendencies and hate mess – the husband would call me out…

sailing with a toddler

Becoming a sailing family – against all odds

Those of you who follow this blog will know that I’m a fan ofΒ all things British. So when the hubby suggested last year that we buy a sailing boat and learn to sail it, I was pretty up for…

Are two children easier than one?

Are two children easier than one?

I grew up with my older sister always at my side. There are two years, four months between us and for most of our childhood and teenage days, we got on pretty well. Yes, of course we bickered, shouted…

How to be more productive

8 ways to be productive and get sh*t done

As much as I’d love to be one of those naturally super organised people, I confess that my head is usually a little chaotic. I’m easily distracted, I over-think things, I like to stay up far too late, I…

Creating a natural slate bathroom with slate tiles

Creating a natural slate wet room

When we first moved into our 1970s bungalow, the bedrooms and bathrooms were the first areas we wanted to renovate beforeΒ tackling the kitchen and living areas. The bungalow has a bit of an odd layout in that there’s no…

Why I'll never be the blogger who posts every day

Why I’ll never be the blogger who posts every day

I’ve read a couple of posts recently by bloggers who feel they have fallen out of love a little with their blogs as they’ve been putting too much pressure on themselves. Pressure to post frequently, pressure to keep up…