Winter travel guide – Chamonix, France

It’s no secret that Chamonix holds a special place in my heart and, since this January marked the tenth anniversary of our wedding there, it seemed like the obvious choice for a romantic celebration – a few days away adults only.  We are fortunate enough to have visited six or seven times now and there are many reasons we keep…
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Moving forward – goals for a new decade & thoughts on future content creation – …

Launching into the first post of 2020 with a biggie… Turned out my planned one month off was just so delicious I stretched it into two months off and, aside from using that time to get life back on track, it also gave me the luxury of some time to think.  To give you a sense of the true me…
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Why I’m taking a month off

Probably the photo says it all…  except, in many ways, it doesn’t.  What you see is this family of mine, who mean the whole world to me, my two babies and my two dogs; and life with them is wonderful and challenging in ways I never imagined but I am running on empty over here, trying to do it all,…
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Black Friday on my feet – the best hiking boots

Just here to tell you that the Fitflop Black Friday sale is in FULL swing with up to 60% off (and a further 20% off almost everything with the code BLACK20).  And my absolute favourite leather Skandi hiking boots* of the season have just joined the party dropping from £150 to £105.  The fact that this is the third time…
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Bad form

Life lately feels like one long series of forms; the child benefit form, the nursery form and, the worst of them all, the maternity allowance form…  the tax return is just waiting in the wings for his moment.  What I have come to understand is that whoever designed these forms, particularly the maternity allowance form, is not in the business…
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