Mother’s day is about love right? And gratitude? But hands up if you feel a tad uncomfortable about the commercial nature of gifting occasions like Mother’s Day? My hand is up. Even though I run a business that depends on … Continued
I love this years’ World Book Day theme ‘Share a Story’. And I’ve decided to share the stories of my art. Because stories are very important to me. I’m a nostalgic old fool and a lover of words – can … Continued
Being a Mum can be bloody hard work. Here we look at ways to be kind to ourselves and give ourselves a pat on the back – we’re doing an awesome job!
Isn’t it wonderful when you get some clarity? I’ve finally come to realise the reason why I do what I do. It’s all about valuable and positive messages.
Christmas Pop up at Sneinton Market While I aspire to shop locally for gifts as much as I can I also struggle with time. I finish work around 2.45pm and then start carting kids around to various clubs – cheer, … Continued
Mental Health Awareness Day Mental health is a bugger isn’t it? Just when you think you’re on an even keel up it keeps and whips the carpet from under your trotters. My warning signs are irritability, exhaustion and over sleeping, … Continued
How to Save the High Street a Card at a Time… It’s not been a great year for retail has it? House of Fraser, Debenhams and now John Lewis. The stalwart of the High Street has announced that it’s half … Continued
What’s Your Happy Plan? So as we’re all probably aware it’s Mental Health Awareness Week this week. And thank goodness! Isn’t it wonderful that we can finally talk about these things without feeling like a social pariah?! A big part … Continued
The Beginners Guide to Scunthorpe I come from Scunthorpe (or Scunny as it’s affectionately known). It’s a smallish town just south of Hull. It isn’t (as many people think) situated on the coast. People think it’s a bit grim and … Continued