Category Archives: humour

The 5 stages of grief

Life is meant to be shared. I ‘speak’ because I need to connect with you, to enjoy moments when we are feeling the same emotion, when we can laugh or cry at exactly the same time. I try to connect with you through creating beauty products, I try to touch you by blogging, and most […]

‘I will NEVER….’

  Yes dear, you probably will.’     My daughter and I were watching a movie about a teenager who drank too many beers at his parent’s party.  My daughter looked horrified “I would never do that Mommy”!  I smiled and spoke words of agreement….but my mind was saying something very different:  Darling, of course […]

What about me?!

Last month we went to visit my parents in Canada.  It was so relaxing that as the days passed, I began to forget all the stresses in my life.  Until one Sunday evening……. My daughter, my parents and I were walking to the park for a last go down the slides, when a man in […]

under pressure

To all modern mothers, with a special mention to single mothers, this prezi is for you….. http://prezi.com/tq35vbwkak5c/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy The presentation is set to music, so put your earphones on if you are at work. Make it full screen, and click through the slides. I had fun making this for you. I do hope that you enjoy […]

How to scare the neighbours

Neighbours are cool.  Especially in a city like London which can sometimes be cold and lonely.  By getting to know the people who live nearby, a sub-world emerges around you which can feel smaller and safer.  A neighbourhood where you can feel part of something. Yes I am: Pro-community life Pro Street/block parties Pro local […]

Miss Happy gets dumped

One morning in Happy-ville, Miss. Happy woke up and greeted the day with a big smile.  ‘What a beautiful day’ thought Miss. Happy, ‘The sun is shining bright and the birds are whistling.  It’s so awesome to be alive’.  Miss. Happy sat up in bed, stretched with excitement and turned to cuddle her boyfriend….…. With […]

Why your child hates your boyfriend

  For all of us who have children, and yet still working the dating circuit ….this blog is for you: As you pass through the first few months of dating someone special, you may feel that your new romance is ready to meet your child. WARNING: you are entering into a high voltage danger zone.  […]