Where I am now

I often write about my children’s milestones but I’ve written on for myself over the years....

Kidtropolis: the fun place

During October half-term week, The Tiger Tales was booked to visit Kidtropolis.  Then,...

Organix Punk’d Oaty Bars

Organix is a brand that has been part of children’s lives from since they were...

An afternoon of pictures with Photography by Nyssa Paige

A couple weeks ago, my Pesodent smile was put to the test. I had to sessions in front...

Sleek Makeup Lifeproof Foundation

Back in September I attended my first Sleek Makeup event. It was quite specular. Sleek...

The Change

I remember when I was little I’d overhear the older women talking about ‘the change of life’.  I knew enough to know they were talking about menopause but I couldn’t understand why it had to be hush hush.  I certainly couldn’t understand why they felt it...

BIC® KIDS Young Artists Award winners

During the summer I told you about competition that BIC Kids were running. The competition was to give 10 children from the UK and Republic of Ireland the opportunity to have their drawings displayed for all to see. The competition was run in partnership...

A death in the neighbourhood

It’s often said it takes a village to raise a child; that certainly was the case in my life. When I was able to read in write, I became the scribe for my grandmother. Many times her letters to her children overseas, my aunts and uncles, were usually about...

Boots Christmas: the art of thoughtful gifting

Recently my blogger life took me to Marylebone for Boots’ Christmas event. I entered the splendid lounge area with a beautifully decorated tree and roaring wall mounted electric fire to await the presentation. Last year’s Christmas focused on...

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Hi, I am Maria, a Trinidad-born Surrey based SAHM, blogger and aspiring published children’s book writer. I moved to England in 2001. My career history has spanned from the Library Service to Further Education. I write about expat parenting, mixed heritage family life, food, beauty and more. The way to my heart is a Trini Dalpuri Chicken Roti.

 

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Hi! I’m Maria. My family and I live in London but I’m originally from Trinidad, West Indies. My beloved and I got married in 2006. He’s Chinese/Italian. When we decided to increase our family, the first inevitable question was ‘what the child would look like?’... [ + ]

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Organix Punk’d Oaty Bars

Organix Punk’d Oaty Bars

Organix is a brand that has been part of children’s lives from since they were toddlers. I always felt I was making the healthy choice by using that brand. They have found a balance between creating something healthy that looks like the ‘regular’ snacks...

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An afternoon of pictures with Photography by Nyssa Paige

An afternoon of pictures with Photography by Nyssa Paige

A couple weeks ago, my Pesodent smile was put to the test. I had to sessions in front of the camera having photos done. I posed for a brand that I love, more on that soon. Prior to that I had some photos done for my blog and usual media. I wanted good...

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