Easy Festive Chocolate Cinnamon Fudge, with Schwartz

Some of my most cherished childhood memories are from my grandmother’s kitchen. My grandmother was one of the best women I ever knew. Back in the 1930s, she attended Glasgow University, studying for a year before her parents pressured her to drop out and get a job to help support the… View Post

We Need to Talk about Gilmore Girls

So have you watched Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life yet? I watched it this weekend. I stretched it out over two afternoons, while Flea was out with her Dad. Then watched the whole thing again – with Flea. Confession: I’ve loved Gilmore Girls for a long time. I… View Post

Be Careful what you Wish for!

It’s three months into Flea’s secondary school journey.  Is it too soon to confess that I’m exhausted? Completely and utterly. It’s hard to imagine before you’re here, how much life changes when a child goes into secondary school. In some ways, it’s a good thing – at Flea’s old school,… View Post

Gift Ideas for 11 year olds that Give Back

This is it, friends. 2016 is the year I’m going to get organised and shop early for gifts, so I can properly maximise time spent watching Christmas movies, eating mince pies and singing carols. With that in mind, I’ve been scoping out gifts that might suit Flea, my 11-year-old skateboarding,… View Post