Life After…Learning To Be A Mother Without My Mum

This week’s Life After…guest post comes from Suzanne, who blogs at Crumbs on the Carpet. Suzanne’s beautiful post talks about life after the sad death of her mum from cancer, and learning to be a mother herself without her own mum. It is an emotional read. Thank you Suzanne for sharing your story and talking so openly about living […] Read more…

Memories, and Friends Old and New in Leeds

Six different trains, and four friends helped celebrate old memories and create new ones during a day trip to Leeds last week. The trip to Leeds was made for lunch with two friends I had ‘met’ through blogging: Vicki (Honest Mum) and Katie (Pouting in Heels), and to meet for hot chocolate with Lea, my old […] Read more…

Distant Voices Closer Footsteps

At first… They sound distant The voices From a distance You feel safe Then… They sound closer The voices My heart beats faster, faster, faster Closer! The voices become Until I can hear their footsteps too Run! But I can’t Closer still Pound pound pound goes my heart Panic The footsteps are nearly here Move! I […] Read more…

Friday Favourites: Make-Up

For this week’s Friday Favourites I am going all girly and sharing with you my favourite make-up and make-up tips. I have been dabbling with make-up since my early teens. It took until I was in my 30s to feel confident and comfortable with wearing it. A complication is that my skin is sensitive, and it has […] Read more…

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