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Ewie’s Off!

Ewie’s off! Just took my 16-year-old baby to Heathrow. He’s gone to summer camp in Ontario for three whole weeks. I was getting all sentimental, saying how much I loved and would miss him, etc, etc, and the grunty response … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas time in magazine land…

It sounds kind of nuts but makes sense, really. All the big retailers have their ‘Christmas shows’ around now. What happens is that each company takes over a London venue to showcase their Christmas stock, to which magazine and newspaper … Continue reading

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Six go mad in Bicester

A little while back Ewan told me he and a few of his mates wanted to visit Bicester Outlet Village (once he had his birthday money) and would I drive them there? How little does he know me? Shopping centres … Continue reading

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A bit of the Good Life

When I say I run an allotment (and I have said this, in many an interview), well, that’s kind of a lie. I did at one time have one together with my (now ex-) husband Matthew. Truth is, he did … Continue reading

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Moreish meringues

As a family we’ve always been a greedy bunch and interested in most aspects of good food, whether it’s tasting, cooking, shopping, baking, overeating, reading about…even watching Saturday Kitchen (I’m not normally one for daytime telly…once a Calvinist…). When the … Continue reading

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