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Frida reaches Virginia!

Frida reaches Virginia!

I am really amazed at the power of Instagram!
Through a lovely horticultural route I was contacted by a lovely lady who appears on Instagram as Garden Obsessions. Wow! Rowan Charles has gone international! Read this blog to come on this journey to America with us!

PYJAMA REVOLUTION by Stef Portersmith

PYJAMA REVOLUTION by Stef Portersmith

OK I confess. I spend more time in my pyjamas than I used to. Lockdown has awakened the sloven in me, and perhaps in more of us than would care to admit it. But why not? It is mere convention to change out of our sleep attire and into ‘day clothes’, and since when has cutting edge fashion followed convention? But Pyjamas as daywear is not such a radical idea.
Cotton pyjamas for women dealing with the menopause

Cotton pyjamas for women dealing with the menopause

Night sweats, such a problem for so many of us! They can be part of peri menopause and continue for many years after menopause. They are a complete pain, disruptive of sleep and of course lack of sleep can make you grumpy and make life difficult to cope with. How can we help combat them?
Indian cuisine

Indian cuisine

My go to food on any  occasion would always be Indian.Mouth watering, varied,vegan,vegetarian, just the aromas alone are enough to transport you. I...
The ‘Cat’s Pyjamas’

The ‘Cat’s Pyjamas’

According to Wikipedia, the phrase, “the cat’s pajamas” was coined in the 1920s in reference to the unconventional spirit of the female flapper (“c...
My pet monkey

My pet monkey

I lived in Africa as a child and we had a pet monkey called Joey. We lived in the middle of the Tsavo National Park and were the only Europeans in...
Glamorous photo shoot-in Bispham

Glamorous photo shoot-in Bispham

This week was photo shoot time with my dear Friend and fantastic photographer Jill Reidy and the sweetest most elegant model Anita Cannon. Jill did...