Skincare Review: Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm

Oh, hallelujah: I thought that the glorious Elemis Pro-Collagen Rose Cleansing Balm was on a limited run,  once-it’s-gone-it’s-gone, but I’ve just seen that it’s now…

Hotel Review: Harry Potter’s (Luxury) Cupboard

For the past few months I’ve been quite preoccupied with finding luxury London hotel rooms at less-than-luxury prices; not necessarily luxury rooms that have been…

What’s In My Makeup Bag: The High Energy Edition

I had a can of full sugar coke before filming this video, so you’ll have to excuse the tendency towards frivolity. I’ve managed to get…

Life Update: I Am Not A Rope

Angelica, aged three and eight months, has taken to telling us all precisely what she is not. We’ve had this before, when she first learnt her…

The Carousel of Illness / Bed Friends

Sorry for the radio silence; I’ve been laid up with yet another ailment, this time one of the many unnamed viruses that comes under the…

You Shall Go To The Ball… | AD

[AD info: this post contains a paid-for advertorial for L’Oreal. Links marked * are affiliate links. Beauty products featured are press samples, fashion items and…

Trying Out Barre Class: Exercise with Crilly

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Wonderbra Ultimate Plunge: How Low Can I Go?

[AD info: this post contains an affiliate link. This is not a paid-for post and I bought the bra myself.] I posted a photo on…

Weekly Window Shop: The Best Pink Beds

[AD info: this post contains one affiliate link marked *] I know that it’s entirely possible that pink velvet is going to be one of…

Things That Can Give You Cystitis…

Here’s a list of the things that can seemingly give you cystitis. It’s not exhaustive. 1  Having raucous sex 2  Having mildly enthusiastic sex 3…

The Phoenix Has Landed (And I Have Big News)

The phoenix has landed, the cat is on the lead, the dog is at the dinner table and the chicken is a cover star. Sounds…

Smoking, Surgery and My Skin At 38

Here’s a visual delight for you; over 15 minutes of beauty confessional from Yours Truly. I talk about the Ten Year Challenge that took over Instagram and…

Sex On Tape: Call To Police!

Yesterday I did a bit of sifting through my junk mail folder. I rarely remember to do this but apparently – now and then –…

Hotel Review: The London Edition

As I began to write this hotel review I realised that I’d talked about the London Edition before; a rather extensive (completely fantastical) post about…

Life Update: Ted Turns Two/Eighty

Ted is two today, which means that I must have entered some sort of space-time vortex since giving birth to him because I can genuinely…

Recipe: My Meat-Free Chilli

I know what you’ve all been thinking, these past few years; where the hell are Crilly’s crazy cooking videos? We’ve had Nigella, we’ve had Joe…

Cashmere, Cold Snaps and The Squeezable Cat

The items in this post are #gifted items and links marked * are affiliate links. I have previously worked with Boden and have received samples…

How To Hide Your Telly…

Bane of my house-decorating life, televisions. I like to watch them (my evenings are dominated by Netflix box-sets) but I hate the look of them.…


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