Pressure Cooker Thai Chicken

I suspect if you’re a child of the 70/80s like me, I bet you remember pressure cookers. My Mum used a pressure cooker religiously on a Sunday to cook up a Sunday dinner. A joint of gammon could be cooked in the bottom of the pan, with potatoes and green… View Post

Movies for a Solo Mum Weekend

Flea will be spending this weekend with her Dad, which means a CHILL OUT WEEKEND. I know, right? It’s been a busy few weeks and I am looking forward to some extended time doing nothing. My plans include a long lie-in, walking the dog, and perhaps testing the functionality of… View Post

A Mum in a Million

  On Mother’s Day, there’s a story I love to tell our family about my Mum.  I was nine years old, and I had a stomach bug. In the middle of the night, I went to wake my Mum up to tell her I’d been sick.  “Well, go and clear… View Post

Your New TV Obsession: Big Little Lies

So far, 2017 is shaping up to be an EXCELLENT year for top telly drama. And this week, I’ve been enjoying a sneak peek of one of my favourite new shows of the year – Big Little Lies, a new seven-part drama starting on Sky Atlantic next Monday at 9pm.… View Post

Review: Flea tries the Penny Skateboard

Flea is a super-enthusiastic but newbie skateboarder. Actually, she’s been having skateboard lessons for a few months now at the Projekts Centre in Manchester. It’s a wonderful council-owned facility that gives kids access to a safe place to skate. There are regular girls’ only nights, holiday clubs and there are… View Post