Problem Corner – Inappropriate relationships No2

I’ve had a long email from a wife asking for some more help having read my previous post about ‘Inappropriate Relationships’. My answer is basically ‘Yes’ that woman is a wrong un, but I thought I’d include the whole email with my comments all the way through in red to help guys understand the general nuance when dealing with situations […]

My Top 10 Tips for Making Sure You Are Safe And Sound In 2014

So for this months chat with Danny Smith at Radio Verulam on his Drivetime show, I thought we’d talk about ways to help you feel more secure in 2014. (If you fancy listening to us, you can for ONE week only here, I’m at 5.30-6pm). Christmas is a very stressful time that can make us feel insecure.  Plus, although it […]

Why a ‘cutie mark’ is so important for my daughter

About 6 months ago I decided to cut back on TV watching and banned Cbeebies etc from being on as much.  It took me several weeks to discover that Little Dimples (then just turned 3) had worked out to use YouTube – argh! Not just that, but she had worked out how to stick the headphones on for the computer […]

The Top Three Best Christmas Presents To Give Your Friends And Family

I’m at Radio Verulam today with the gorgeous Danny Smith on his Drive Time show. (want to listen to my dulcet tones -it’s available for a week here) So apart from David Tennant wrapped in a bow, what are the best presents that you can give to your loved ones? It’s tricky isn’t it! Last year I gave you: Practical […]

Facing Fear And Not Letting It Ruin You

Last month I talked about 5 tips for working out what to do with your life and making a big change with Radio Verulam. This month I wanted to talk about what gets in the way: FEAR. A few weeks ago someone asked me ‘Aren’t you scared about opening up your new Salon and Spa‘ – well I was fine until […]

Can you really upcycle if you aren’t Kirstie Allsopp?

Yay, the summer holidays are over, so I was back over with the gorgeous Danny Smith on Radio Verulam today.  Listen again here. I thought I’d share what I’ve been doing all summer – embracing the Kirstie Allsopp revolution! I love the whole crafting/upcycling revolution that has been birthed by the recession.  I believe that creativity is good for the soul, […]

Never been to a Folk Festival? Nows the time to try it …

I can’t believe it was so long ago that we went to Folk By the Oak 2013 at the beginning of the summer in July. I’m a fan of family festivals as you know, but I’ve never been to a ‘folk’ festival, so I was intrigued to see what it would be like. I needn’t have worried and I can tell […]