There have been a few times in my life when my eating habits have changed. I didn’t eat red meat until I was 24 when I tried kangaroo and beef steak on honeymoon in Australia. I also began my dairy free lifestyle a few years ago, though I have been lactose intolerant since I was born. My parents didn’t feel a need to tell me or change my diet and it wasn’t until I finally saw a doctor, dietician and…

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Since the 1st March, I have been on medication for my muscular and nerve pain and have been unable to combine these with alcohol. Doing so makes me pass out and exacerbates problems with my vision. Once I have been able to go out to events and social gatherings, always under the supervision of friends and family, I have been restricted to the mocktail menu and a lot of water. Usually, mocktails are an overly sweet affair and two seems…

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Panasonic Beauty UK invited me to This Morning Live at the Birmingham NEC and I was delighted. Not only was this a chance to spot Phil and Holly but I was also able to hang out with some of my fellow bloggers in the Panasonic Style Studio at the event. We began with some lunch at Robata Bar and Grill in Resorts World and it was delicious. I loved how the restaurant has lovely views across the lake so we could enjoy…

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I don’t venture into Solihull as much as I would like to but on a recent visit there to show the area to my mum, we stopped for a bite to eat at Missoula. I’ve never been to a Missoula before and neither had my mum so we thought it would be nice to give it a go. The restaurant is a few minutes walk from the Touchwood shopping centre where we had parked and were shopping. The restaurant has…

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There is something about living in the city centre that is exciting and convenient though I do end up paying the price for it. Not only does my ageing skin have to deal with dehydration and my on-the-go lifestyle but the added stress of being exposed to city pollution for the past 15 years. The Caudalie Vine Activ range claims to be powered by “anti-pollution” technology, which intrigued me greatly. I do try my best to look after my skin…

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