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How to Move Your Home into Autumn

Autumn is definitely with us. The leaves have changed colour and there was a serious frost this morning, so it’s ...

Five free ways to entertain your children this holiday

School holidays are expensive – even if you’re not heading off for a week in the Canaries. The expense is ...

I missed my own anniversary.  My business anniversary that is; my wedding anniversary is seared into my brain like a ...

The Beauty of Independent Bookshops

Every now and then you come across a business that does something a little bit special. Something that moves you, ...

Can Grief be Good?

A Facebook post that struck a chord with me recently was one written by a friend that began “Today, I ...

Why Christmas Cards Matter

It was always Aunty Janet who was first. Sometimes the card would arrive at the end of November; spaced out letters ...

How do you respond to war?

Here’s a brief summary of the wars and terrorist attacks I can recall in my lifetime so far, and what I did as ...

New Charity Helps Berkshire Women Get The Job!

A new charity has launched in Reading with the aim of helping unemployed women in Berkshire transform their lives ...

Don’t go changing – a parenting challenge

This summer has been a good one for our family, but it has come with a little bit of melancholy as I realise how ...

Six things I’ve learnt about working from home

I’ve been working from home full-time now for close to four years.  It’s a luxury when you’re normally ...