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Books, Parenting

Kids Book Club has Relaunched!

February 13, 2018 | 6 Comments

This post was written in collaboration with Kids Book Club

It’s no secret that I’m passionate about kids and reading! And I was a big fan of the Kids Book Club a few years ago when they first started up – I’m all for getting kids excited about reading, especially when the books are sent straight to your door, removing the inconvenience of having to go to the shops (I’m becoming more and more allergic;). The other thing about choosing books is that it’s hard to know what’s right in terms of age range and reading ability (and I spent years working in book publishing, so I should know a tiny bit more than most!). Continue Reading…

Beauty, Books, Toys

October Favourites

October 30, 2017 | 8 Comments
Helderberg mountain fynbos

I know we’re all saying it but how is it the end of October already? Why are there mince pies in the shops? Why do people even like mince pies? (raisins argh!). Anyway, with that in mind, here’s what’s been keeping me busy over the past month: Continue Reading…

Books, Food

June Favourites

June 15, 2017 | 7 Comments
Italian gin

I haven’t written one of these for AGES! Here’s what I’ve been enjoying lately..


Why do I always start with eating? Because it’s so much fun, that’s why. I made this three bean and chorizo stew last weekend when it was raining and it was the perfect one-pot wonder. We topped it off with a dollop of creme fraiche (because everything tastes better with that stuff) and then used garlic bread to mop up the sauce – yum. Continue Reading…