I’m not normally one for New Year resolutions, largely because I’m so rubbish at keeping to them, but I do enjoy the sense of a fresh start that the New Year brings. 2015 began with me in the early weeks of pregnancy, with our dating scan taking place only a few days into the year.… Continue reading happy new year!
In my Chronicle newspaper column last week I wrote about the immediate aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks, and how the world had united in support of the people affected, indeed of France as a whole. There has followed an uneasy period of disquiet as we have heard reports of police attempting and, at time… Continue reading life goes on
I normally prefer to shy away from overtly discussing politics on the blog as it is too often such a hot potato it’s not worth rubbing people up the wrong way. However, I wrote this piece for my weekly column in the Chronicle (my local newspaper in the North East) on Wednesday and was kindly… Continue reading a little respect
Merseyside Police had a PR nightmare on their hands last Sunday, thanks to a spectacular error of judgement from the ‘brains’ behind their Twitter account. You must have seen the story by now: Sunderland were roundly beaten by Everton, leading to some ‘hilarious’ social media banter after the game. One genius (whose Twitter account now… Continue reading no laughing matter
So, the Duchess of Cambridge has gone ‘back to work’ for the first time since baby Charlotte arrived in May, and we’re all supposed to care a great deal about this momentous event. And in case you hadn’t noticed, Kate’s got a new haircut, which despite not being all that different to her previous one,… Continue reading the thigh’s the limit
I mentioned in my recent post about my difficult postnatal recovery that I was planning an exciting fitness challenge to raise awareness and hopefully funds for MAMA Academy, the charity I volunteer for as General Manager and trustee. MAMA Academy aims to help more babies arrive safely by supporting mums through pregnancy and providing up… Continue reading #Miles4MAMA – the challenge is on!
A little rant from my column in the Evening Chronicle this week. Please tell me I’m not alone in being incensed by this…. Still waiting for baby to arrive, I sat with my feet up on Monday lunchtime to watch the opening coverage of the Wimbledon fortnight. Ah, Wimbledon – that great British tradition. Overpriced… Continue reading the curse of the tv hashtag