Style hack – dressing the bump in non-maternity

Whilst I fully believe there are certain pieces worth investing in for these special few months (lingerie drawer and jeans, I am looking at you), I really try to avoid spending my pennies on items that are only going to work for pregnancy.  Instead, there are a few tricks and tips worth bearing in mind when shopping if you are…
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Côte d’Azur travel guide – Bandol day trip

Bienvenue a Bandol.  You might be beginning to gather that I was keen to explore as many villages of the Côte d’Azur as possible and whilst Cannes and St Tropez lay a little out of reach (and perhaps did not hold as much pull for me personally) there were plenty of sweet coastal towns and villages within easy striking distance of…
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Côte d’Azur travel guide – Cassis day trip

Forgive me while we take a step back in time to the Côte d’Azur – when we returned from our trip there late September last year the timing felt a little off to me and I wanted to save my summer travel guides for a rainy day, a time when they would hopefully be more helpful to you (and yes…
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The ugly truth about the first trimester

This is a tough post for me to write; I mean, whilst I want to be honest and open I am also conscious that I do not want to put off first timers.  So a caveat of sorts – everyone has a different experience.  Whilst this is mine, most of my friends are mothers to two children and none of…
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School’s out – working with Achieve North Lanarkshire

And just like that what seemed in the beginning like such an insurmountable challenge is now complete.  The students in the Achieve program, supported by Princes Trust, in North Lanarkshire who took part in my ten hour block of digital creativity coursework presented their results to us this week and I felt so proud – of them, of me.  They…
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