iRobot Roomba 980: Review

We were recently sent the iRobot Roomba 980 vacuum cleaner to review. As labour-saving appliances go, a robot vacuum cleaner is pretty high on my wish list. We have a dog in the house, and I have numerous allergies. This means keeping our floors clean is an important, and endlessly… View Post

Is it Easter without Cadbury

Do you like to smash your Easter egg into tiny shards and then pick them up and nibble over a period of hours? Or do you (like me) think there’s just something special about biting into a whole, perfect Easter egg half? There’s something about the smoothness of the egg,… View Post

How to Serve a Healthy Breakfast in Under 90 Seconds

Sometimes, for laughs, I ask my friends what time they get up in the morning. One of my best friends, for example, gets up at 6.30am. She leaves the house at 8am. That’s 90 minutes to shower, tend to the dog, make breakfast and get ready for the school run.… View Post

How to Break In your Brasher Walking Boots

The great and terrible thing about owning a dog is all the walking. No matter what the weather, Teddy the Westie is ready for action. We’re lucky to live on the coast, and there are miles of beach and sand dunes to explore. But walking on soft, uneven ground is… View Post

North Face Basecamp Duffel Bag Review and Giveaway

Fancy getting your hands on a fab North Face Basecamp duffel bag? Here’s your chance! A lifetime of packing at the last minute means I’m a bit of a packing ninja. My top tip is to have a good selection of luggage. For some trips, a suitcase is best. But… View Post