My Top Five Favourite Things: March 2018

It’s safe to say this hasn’t been the best month of my life; but then again, I think I said that about February, too, and I’m not sure whether March was slightly better or ever so slightly worse. So forgive me if my mind wasn’t 100% attuned to remembering things to feature in my Top…

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The L’Occitane Beauty Easter Egg

The Beauty Easter Egg. Will it be the next Beauty Advent Calendar? Because those are now serious business, with limited edition advent gifts and gift-with-purchases flying off the shelves the minute they go on sale. L’Occitane’s beauty egg (buy here*) is very sweet, if you’re looking for an alternative to the traditional chocolate egg. (What…

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The Protecting, Tinting, Hydrating, Face-Finishing Moisturizer. Phew.

Writing my last skincare post, the one where I talk about trying to find an SPF that my Mum will wear, reminded me that I had, in fact, made rather a nice discovery when I was at her house the other weekend. I was rootling about in her bedside drawers, as you do (does anyone…

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Take Your Mum To Work Day! | AD

I don’t know whether you saw me mention on my Instagram page (you can follow me here if you would like to see pictures of my face, my cat, my dog and my house – it’s all going on!) but I’ve been appearing in a brilliant Mother’s Day campaign for L’Oreal Revitalift, with my own Mum! We…

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A Day In The Life: I’m Both Happy & Sad

I’ve temporarily dispensed with A Week In My Life in favour of A Day In The Life in the hope that the content will be easier to digest and perhaps more engaging. At some point perhaps I should try An Hour In My Life or even, if people can’t stay tuned for that long, A Minute In My Life. If I…

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Sunday Tittle Tattle: A Hundred Million Voices

I have been overwhelmed by the response to my post about grief; emails, texts, comments and messages have been popping up in their hundreds – almost thousands – with the most heart-warming words and comforting sentiments. Perhaps the most significant thing I’ve taken away from all of the messages isn’t that everyone is so kind,…

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Carpet Quandary: Fifty Shades of Grey

We’re trying to choose a carpet for the living room and it’s turning into the world’s biggest faff, partly because I have never known another human being as indecisive as Mr AMR, who can deliberate over some minute detail for well over a month, but also because it seems to me that approximately 98% of…

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The Work-Life Balance: Does It Even Exist?

This post should be on my other website, strictly speaking; it’s much more concerned with family and personal life than it is with beauty or fashion or (new passion!) interiors. But these worlds necessarily cross over and I thought that a bit of a chat about work and life and balancing the two things might…

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