Sometimes it hurts.

It was listening to ‘our’ song on the radio last week that made me realise that I wasn’t quite finishing grieving the end of my last relationship. I’ve been doing really well most of the time. Being positive, moving forward, … Read More

Learning how to be single.

Until this summer, I haven’t been single since I was fourteen. My first teenage relationship lasted three years, until I went to college. After that, I lurched haphazardly from one bad decision to another in a series of short flings … Read More

Beautiful autumn flower bouquet

Appleyard Flowers.

I’m delighted to share photos of these beautiful Autumn-hued flowers with you today, courtesy of Appleyard London. When they got in touch to ask if I’d like to review some flowers as they begin to send flowers for Grandparents’ Day … Read More

How to grow gooseberries

Grow & Eat: Gooseberries

It’s the latest in my occasional series, Grow & Eat. Today it’s the turn of that rather maligned fruit, the gooseberry. Grow: You might think that I’m rather late to be talking about gooseberries. On the contrary, from the late … Read More

Using technology to make your home greener.

I’ve been learning a lot about ‘The Internet of Things’ recently. Sounds like something that I’d hear about in an episode of Tomorrow’s World. Remember that? I loved that show… Actually, The Internet of Things–in a nutshell–is the technology (electronics, … Read More

How to get tomatoes to ripen

Grow & Eat: Tomatoes

In today’s instalment of my Grow and Eat series, I’m really excited to have a guest blogger – Stephanie from ‘Life at 139a’ is here to talk about tomatoes! Stephanie is a blogger who lives in South London and has … Read More

Margot and Barbara blog writer, Elizabeth

Learning from rejection.

I’ve been feeling the pains of rejection recently. Within the last month, I’ve been turned down for two jobs. And, not so long ago, my boyfriend ended our relationship. Needless to say, it’s been tough. I’ve eaten a lot of … Read More

First, sell your stuff.

Before I launch into this post properly, I just wanted to say thank you. Thank you to everyone who read this post and left such positive, supportive comments. It was just the best feeling and left me feeling really glad … Read More

How to grow your own garlic and some recipe ides for eating it!

Grow and Eat: Garlic

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