LifeWomen

Blogging versus Instagram

Blogs versus Instagram: do you really need both? Are blogs still relevant? Is there any point to blogging any more? Does anyone really have time to read them? Isn’t it all about instagram these days?…

LifeWomen

The Simple Things

Last week I was forcibly reminded about the pleasure to be found in the simplest things. …

Style

Why Autumn is the perfect time to party….

With Strictly back on TV and the nights drawing in, late September heralds the start of party season. While summer is all about long, light evenings, low-key beauty and laid-back dressing, autumn/winter is when you can up things a notch with a little more eyeliner, perhaps a red lip (don't you love how fashion people say 'lip' rather than 'lips'?) and a fabulous outfit. Going out is just that more fun after dark, isn't it?…

Travel

Is Beaverbrook the UK’s best new hotel? We think so…

A weekend, even a night away, without the kids is equivalent to a week in the Maldives these days. So restful, so good for the soul and so essential, I think, to keeping you sane and letting you feel like 'you' again, that it should be prescribed to overworked, dog-tired adults everywhere. And, if you only have one, maybe two nights 'off' a year, then you've got to make them count right? You've got to go somewhere really, really this-is-incredible special to make the most of it. Which is where Beaverbrook, a beautiful new country hotel in Surrey comes in...…

ShoppingStyle

AW18: 4 Key New Season Buys

Whilst it's still officially holiday season, it is also (in fashion parlance) the new season. And, as much as we love the summer, we're also willing to be diverted by the thrill of the novel, shiny and as yet unworn. So here are 4 key new season buys (which will work now and into AW). …

ShoppingStyle

Why every woman should own a jumpsuit (or three)…

When you're a 42-year old mother-of-four you very rarely feel 'cool' unless you have your head stuck in the freezer searching for that last pot of pasta sauce you are completely, 100% sure that you definitely have. But, we're not talking about that kind of 'cool' are we? No, we're talking 'yeah man, that's cool', which is probably the least cool thing anyone ever said. Ever.…

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How to Extend Your Holiday

So the holiday is officially over, but what if you're not ready to let go? Here's how to extend your holiday. Or, at the very least, that holiday feeling.…