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Breathe new life into your blog!

Breathe new life into your blog!

I made the snap decision a few weeks ago to finally make my blog self-hosted, after a couple of years of ‘making do’ with wordpress.com. In fairness, I had never really had a problem with my free site, but I think I had got to […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I’m not normally one for New Year resolutions, largely because I’m so rubbish at keeping to them, but I do enjoy the sense of a fresh start that the New Year brings. 2015 began with me in the early weeks of pregnancy, with our dating […]

Life Goes On

Life Goes On

In my Chronicle newspaper column last week I wrote about the immediate aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks, and how the world had united in support of the people affected, indeed of France as a whole. There has followed an uneasy period of disquiet as […]

A Little Respect

A Little Respect

I normally prefer to shy away from overtly discussing politics on the blog as it is too often such a hot potato it’s not worth rubbing people up the wrong way. However, I wrote this piece for my weekly column in the Chronicle (my local […]

No Laughing Matter

No Laughing Matter

Merseyside Police had a PR nightmare on their hands last Sunday, thanks to a spectacular error of judgement from the ‘brains’ behind their Twitter account. You must have seen the story by now: Sunderland were roundly beaten by Everton, leading to some ‘hilarious’ social media […]

The Thigh’s The Limit

The Thigh’s The Limit

So, the Duchess of Cambridge has gone ‘back to work’ for the first time since baby Charlotte arrived in May, and we’re all supposed to care a great deal about this momentous event. And in case you hadn’t noticed, Kate’s got a new haircut, which […]

The Curse Of The TV Hashtag

A little rant from my column in the Evening Chronicle this week. Please tell me I’m not alone in being incensed by this…. Still waiting for baby to arrive, I sat with my feet up on Monday lunchtime to watch the opening coverage of the […]

The Great Kate Wait 2015

The Great Kate Wait 2015

This week I’ve been amusing myself following #RoyalBabyWatch on Twitter- and what a rich hashtag of mass hysteria and desperate anticipation it has proved to be. In scenes almost completely re-enacted from the Great Kate Wait of 2013, the world’s media and insanely enthusiastic Royal […]