Aldi Sugar-Free Sweets

When I stopped smoking in 2012 I turned to sweets (mints in particular) to curb my cravings for cigarettes. They…

The Russian Whale Jail and the Sad Reality of Whaling

In October 2018, a news story broke of a ‘Whale jail’ in the Far East of Russia. The media threw…

Fun Online Games for Younger Kids

Like many others of her age, my 5-year-old daughter loves playing games on her tablet. When she first started to…

10 Hotels in the North West on My Bucketlist!

My family and I love to travel! Every now and again, (in fact, very rarely), my husband and I get…

Reading the Classics: Animal Farm

After reading Pride and Prejudice I decided to read something a little lighter. The next book in my ‘Reading the…

Easter Resources From Mrs Mactivity

Aurelia and I have been introduced to a most wonderful website – Mrs Mactivity. I honestly cannot praise this site…

Shopping for a Chaise Longue

I had a chaise longue many years ago and I absolutely adored it. Unfortunately, it became a place to store…