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For sale: a gorgeous Yorkshire cottage

January 18, 2018

If, like me (it’s Sharon, by the way), you dream of escaping to the country, you might like to take a look at this chocolate box cottage in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. I’ve been drooling over it, imagining myself sat next to the fire, warming my hands on a steaming[Read More]

Finding karma and focus at Lush Spa

January 12, 2018

When I want to chill but still concentrate – at work, in the car or working at home – I like to listen to Lush Spa music, which you can buy in CD format from Lush stores. We are fortunate in Yorkshire to have access to an actual Lush Spa, in Leeds at the Albion[Read More]

Top tip for well-being in 2018

December 29, 2017| 1 Comment

As 2018 beckons, thoughts turn to resolutions and in this mad, busy, increasingly stressful world, they are often based around well-being. So I thought I’d share my top tip for contentedness, which is especially pertinent this season. Just before I settled down to write this, I went into my snowy garden and topped up the[Read More]

A gorgeous year in five pictures

December 22, 2017

It’s madness in my house – Stephanie here, by the way – with presents and gift wrap piling up in the bedroom. Not a thing wrapped. Plus, I’ve got a skirt to take back to Jigsaw (impulse buy, totally unsuitable), fabric paint to buy (long story, but I reckon I can get it at Stephen[Read More]

The best fairy lights ever…

December 15, 2017

It’s taken extensive research but I’ve finally found the best fairy lights ever … just in time for Christmas. I’m a huge fan of twinkly lights and they’re in almost every room of my house all year round. It could be something to do with an annual trip to see Blackpool Illuminations when I was[Read More]