5 hours in Broadstairs Kent

When hubby told me he had taken a few days off, while the kids were on Easter hols AND...

Cantu Care for Kids review (sponsored by CantubeautyUK)

I’ve been using Cantu haircare on my tresses for a few years. I usually have something...

Guest Blog by Maryam al Serkal: getting beyond the parenting paradox “do as I say but not as I do”

Last month the kids and I reviewed 'Mira's Curly Hair' by Maryam al Serkal and Rebeca...

An Interview with Founders of Twigs Naturals: Cheryl Ann Baptiste & Nigel Jordan

If you grew up in Caribbean or spent your childhood summers visiting family there,...

My Evening of Shakespeare and Sonnets: sponsored by Viking Direct

In my teens, I dabbled with poetry that was before I discovered journaling. My style...

Lincolnshire Spring 2019

You can probably tell by now that I love Lincoln. On a good day, it’s about four...
5 hours in Broadstairs Kent

5 hours in Broadstairs Kent

When hubby told me he had taken a few days off, while the kids were on Easter hols AND he wanted to go away for a couple days I knew our destination… Broadstairs.  It’s been ages since we’ve been to Kent. Broastairs has been on my list ages. He agreed and...

Guest Blog by Maryam al Serkal: getting beyond the parenting paradox “do as I say but not as I do”

Guest Blog by Maryam al Serkal: getting beyond the parenting paradox “do as I say but not as I do”

Last month the kids and I reviewed 'Mira's Curly Hair' by Maryam al Serkal and Rebeca Luciano. However, to celebrate the book's publication, The Tiger Tales is part of the 'Mira's Curly Hair' blog tour. Maryam has written us a guest post about her...

3 eye makeup tips for glasses wearers

3 eye makeup tips for glasses wearers

It may surprise you to know, I'm a glasses wearer. I wear glasses to read and with the joy of joys of maturing, every year I need a stronger prescription. I would say that I have almond shaped eyes but I’m also prone to under eye dark circles. Insneezia...

What about your book?

What about your book?

During a recent conversation about my future plans, I mentioned that I’m currently looking for work in the Social Media/Publishing area and I have a book to revisit. Then, it occurred to me that I’ve not spoken about my book for about a year. The last time...

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