• A Mother’s Day flower masterclass with M&S

    March 6, 2017

    I love flowers – who doesn’t?! – but I’m pretty clueless about them beyond sticking them in a vase and hoping for the best. I’m quietly envious of people who have magical floral ways and can do things to make them look fabulous. So I was intrigued to go along to an M&S Mother’s Day…

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  • On motherhood

    March 21, 2014

    I was thinking about motherhood the other night, as Eliza slept between Alex and I in our bed. She’d woken up at 2am crying, so we’d bought her in between us for the rest of the night.  She fell back asleep pretty quickly, and of course spent the night in a series of wide starfish…

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  • How to celebrate Mother’s Day when you both live in different places

    March 5, 2013

    Mums are great, aren’t they? You never realise just exactly how much until you have a baby yourself. Unfortunately I’ve not actually lived in the same place as mine since I was 18 and went off around the world on my travels. I never really went back; there was university, another gap year, and then…

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