The Getaway: Mallorca Madness

Although we’ve had the most amazing weather here in London (give or take a few showers, thunderstorms and amazing displays of lightening) there’s still nothing like getting away for a few days. So when a dear friend asked me to accompany her on a four-day trip to Mallorca, I had my bags packed before she’d even hung up the phone! Desperate for a holiday, moi? While I’m normally a nightmare…
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The Getaway: What I Packed for a Week "Up North"

“What I Packed” type of posts are really few and far between on the blog here…I think the last one might have been a year ago! But this week, an unexpected trip to my mother’s up in Manchester required a hastily put-together bag of “essentials” for the seven day stay. Not that I had any great plans to be partying the night away up North. Far from it. But a…
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New Year Resolutions? Not For Me, Not This Time…

I decided this year not to get all busy with making the same old resolutions. Every year, like half the country, I promise myself I’ll lose weight, eat more healthily, spend less…blah blah blah. But, like half the country, by mid-January, well, it’s not that I’ve forgotten about my well-meant resolves, rather that everyday life has taken over, and what seemed like the most important things in the world have…
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Goodbye 2012…Well, Hello 2013!

So it’s the end of another year and boy, will I be glad to see the end of this year.  Those of you that know me personally or in a more-than-passing way through Twitter will know that it’s been a rather trying time for me (and my family) with one sad event followed by another, followed by another….So this isn’t a post with any product recommendations or photos in it.…
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Holiday Hair Saviours – SOS Hair in Distress Part 7

I normally return from holiday looking a little like Worzel Gummidge’s long lost sister.  Weeks of mediterranean sun, coupled with daily attacks of chlorinated water (I only ever swim on holiday, it seems) means that my hair comes back about six shades lighter and the texture of straw.I kid you not.  And blonde on an Indian girl is NOT a good look, in my book.Last year, I thought I’d got…
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