What happened on January 10th?

| Lifestyle

infographic showing what happened on 10th january

It’s my birthday today, I’m not doing much but Lucas is off school today as he’s still on his Christmas holidays from school. This week, his school have been on a ski trip which Lucas didn’t want to go on. We didn’t want to push him either as he is only 4 and week away […] Read more…


The health benefits of Meditation – giveaway

| Giveaways, Health & Beauty

Meditation may sound like an exotic spiritual or religious ritual, but it is actually a relaxation technique combining various practices without a religious doctrine. It could mean focusing on an object or sound, visualisation and becoming aware of and regulating the breath. The aim is to achieve a sense of peace and relaxation, thus leading […] Read more…


Des Tourbieres de Vendoire, Dordogne

| France, Travel & Days Out

a close up of a green grasshopper

    We are fortunate with regard to beautiful scenery where we have moved to on the Charente/Dordogne border. Nearly every village is surrounded by rolling countryside and breath-taking views. One of our favourite places is Des Tourbieres de Vendoire which translates as The Boglands of Vendoire. It doesn’t sound very appealing, but this place […] Read more…


How to flourish in college

| Family, Lifestyle

How to flourish in college

  If you’re a young person about to enter college, you probably imagine it’s like high school but with a little more freedom. You’ll have the choice to live at home or move away. You’ll also enjoy more academic liberties. One day, many years after college, maybe decades later, you will wistfully confide to someone, […] Read more…


How to get wear from clip on vintage earrings

| Fashion

  I love vintage and antique jewellery. It is so beautiful and if I do ever get engaged I would love a vintage garnet engagement ring rather than a modern diamond ring. I like to look at vintage jewellery online and one place that I’ve recently spotted is Carus Jewellery. We also often go round […] Read more…