I was expecting it to be warm and fruity, like a thick cherry or plum juice. However, what I hot was a mouthful of bitter tannins and too much alcohol for my young palette. Thankfully my tastes have evolved and red wine tends to be my preference, particularly in the dark, cold winter months. We gave been fortunate enough this year to try some particularly … Continue reading Red Red Wiiiine!!!
You may or may not have noticed that I haven’t been writing for a while. Whilst I would love to say it’s because I’ve been basking in the sun on a Mediterranean island, the truth is that I’ve been feeling pretty low in energy over the past few weeks. So much so that I ended up looking to supplements to combat the fatigue (Floridax anyone?) … Continue reading The 4 Pillar Plan – Dr Rangan Chatterjee
When you think of life changing beauty products, Coconut oil doesn’t exactly spring to mind as a traditional item to use on your face, body or hair. However, more and more people are blogging and talking about the benefits of this little jar of exotic goodness (most commonly found next to a bottle of extra virgin in the Oils and Vinegar aisle in Tesco) on … Continue reading Coconut Oil – The Holy Grail of versatile beauty products
For as long as I can remember, I have been plagued with a frustrating combination of both oily and sensitive skin. Trying to find an effective skincare regime has proved difficult over the years with some cleansers and moisturisers either burning the delicate, reactive skin on my cheeks or making my forehead so shiny that my foundation melts away to a patchy, orange film. It … Continue reading Skincare Review
‘In 1988, two eight-year-old girls with almost identical names and the same love of ballet meet for the first time. They seem destined to be best friends forever and to become professional dancers. Years later, however, they have both been dealt so many cruel blows that they walk away from each other into very different futures – one enters a convent, the other becomes a … Continue reading Bloggers Book Club – ‘When I was Invisible’ – Dorothy Koomson