Win tickets to see David Walliams’ childrens book on stage

Children’s book The First Hippo on the Moon written by one of Britain’s most popular writers and comic actors, David Walliams, is taking to the stage this Spring. As a children’s author David is one of the most popular writers for children today, selling over 11 million books around the world translated into over 45 … More Win tickets to see David Walliams’ childrens book on stage

Mother’s Day gift-list: How to spoil mum without breaking the bank

It’s easy to get stuck in a rut when it comes to presents. Sometimes I think someone likes something but then I realise it’s just because I’ve always bought them that. *Sorry for all the bath stuff, socks and unhealthy treats.* So I wanted to create a comprehensive Mother’s Day (and beyond) gift-list to help … More Mother’s Day gift-list: How to spoil mum without breaking the bank

Multi-tasking Mum: 10 ways I’m Rocking Motherhood 

I think too many women, especially mums, deride what they do as “just this” and “I just do that.” But as Mother’s Day is just around the corner, I wanted to take part in this blogging tag on how I’m Rocking Motherhood. Let’s celebrate, collaborate and shout about our achievements whether that be as a … More Multi-tasking Mum: 10 ways I’m Rocking Motherhood 

My “Gay Dad” says: Actions speak louder than words with Alan Turing Pardons

People often ask me: “When did your Dad tell you he was Gay?” He didn’t. And that’s not because he “hid” his sexuality from my sister and I, we were just brought up in two homes by two different loving couples.   I never questioned it, it was our norm. Until I got to school and … More My “Gay Dad” says: Actions speak louder than words with Alan Turing Pardons

Theatre Review: Romeo and Juliet is a lesson for us all

You might not associate Shakespeare with the present day but your mind is about to be changed with the latest production of Romeo and Juliet. I’ll admit that it’s the first time I’ve understood every exchange in the tragedy even after studying A-Level drama. And that’s one of the best things about West Yorkshire Playhouse’s … More Theatre Review: Romeo and Juliet is a lesson for us all

Simple recipes: How to make a roux sauce and Yorkshire Puddings using leftover Leeks

We love Yorkshire Puddings in this house and I’m always looking for ways to make them more interesting. So as we had some lovely leeks leftover I decided to make leeks the star of the show for our Sunday Roast Dinner. Yorkshire Puddings: Ingredients: 200g plain flour 3 eggs 300ml milk Vegetable Oil Seasoning and … More Simple recipes: How to make a roux sauce and Yorkshire Puddings using leftover Leeks

Eating Disorders Awareness Week: GPs are the gate keepers to life-saving support

I’ve had some form of an eating disorder since aged 11. But I wasn’t diagnosed until later into my teens. When I first went to my GP, in my early teens, I was told that I looked “fit and healthy,”!so there wasn’t anything to be concerned about. Yes the “making myself sick” was not normal but … More Eating Disorders Awareness Week: GPs are the gate keepers to life-saving support