Stay well this winter…

Natural ways to stay well and keep healthy this winter…. As the colder months arrive and you start to feel the inevitable onset of the sore throat, snuffley nose and aching head, don’t reach straight for the Beachams and bravely soldier on. You owe your body more than that. Sometimes a good night’s sleep and…

Fresh-faced beauty…

When I moved to the country I swore I wasn’t going to be one of the ‘country women’ who never wore heels, or makeup or used moisturiser. To some extent I have stayed true to my pledge – I wear some make-up every day and I would never consider not using my failsafe daily moisturiser….

April Showers…

One of my favourite things to do, once Munchkin is peacefully slumbering and our frenetic day together is over, is to jump in the shower, lather up, and soak under the hot, thundering water for ten minutes or so, before clambering out, drying off, putting on something clean and cottony-smelling, pouring a big glass of wine…

Layer upon layer…

Like many things I tend to be a bit seasonal about scents… Most scents won’t last really much longer than six months or so, they start to get that slightly vinegary, sharp twang to them, which – unless that’s what you’re aiming for – is simply no good at all. Plus, however much you love…