Leeds Gin Festival 2017

On Sunday 2nd July we went to Leeds Gin Festival. I love everything about gin. I even named my blog after it, knowing I might look like a hipster twat in doing so. But as the saying goes, you can’t help who (or what) you fall in love with. For me it’s the variety, its massive history, how refreshing it is when the […]

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Keeping it Rail

Just had the most wonderful commute home after picking Eris up. Imagine a jam-packed train in rush hour, we’re in that bit where everyone parks their buggies, and I’m with my kid who has no filter. Eris: Look at that baby Me: Aww, how cute – mother of child smiles at us – E: I’m […]

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Mental Health vs Doctors Receptionists

This rant is courtesy of feeling like a passive aggressive Facebook status wasn’t therapeutic enough to cure how wound up I am. I understand the NHS is overrun, overworked, tired, and a stressful place to be right now. I tend to put off ringing the GP until something is really wrong out of fear of using up even more […]

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Estee Lauder’s Double Wear – a kind of Review

I’m not really a review person – certainly not on here, anyway. I’ve only ever done restaurant and film reviews as part of my journalism course and had a general feeling of bore off about it when I read the feedback of “stop trying to be witty – it’s a review!” Soz. But I strongly feel that […]

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Not a Cat in Hell’s Chance

We’ve been toying with the idea of getting a cat for a while. Ok, more than toying – I really wanted one. I had a list of potential names (but we were fairly settled on Sally Cinnamon) and was researching different breeds and their temperaments most days. I also thought a family pet would be […]

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A Change In The Flight Plan

Monday was tough. Not tough in the usual sense (my usual sense), where I struggle to wake up, spill coffee on jeans, can’t find something vital, miss the bus and see a domino effect of chaos over the course of the day; resulting in me counting down the minutes till home time and anxiously anticipating a 7.30pm G&T arrival. Monday was a different […]

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