When Alexandra Burke took part in Strictly Come Dancing last year she got a lot of grief on social media. She was slammed for being ‘too confident’, for wanting to win ‘too much’. Many people didn’t warm to her, thinking she had FAR too much self-belief. She spoke out a few days ago saying that the British public in general seems to have an issue…

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Even though we were all dreading the onset of the autumn weather and the dark nights, October actually started off pretty mild, didn’t it? I got my big coat out. And then I put it away again. I’ve therefore been living in coatigans & blazers and still been wearing my shades on the school run.

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In a few months time I will be 37. And so for now, (well for another 2 months at least), I can still get away with saying that I am in my mid-30’s. 36 is only the year after 35, (and is still classed as mid-30’s), but you can’t really be saying you are in your mid-30’s when you are 37 now can you? It just…

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I have written a few posts now about running. You’ll know from reading them that when I do it I love it. Getting out in the fresh air and keeping fit just makes me feel better. You’ll also know how much of a struggle it has been getting back into it properly again after having the twins though. It’s not just been finding the time…

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Tagged by the brilliant Steph from Diary of a Midlife Mummy and Lisa from Mumma Scribbles it’s my turn to provide a list of 50 things that make me happy. So here goes (in no particular order, just the random way they came out of my head!)… 1. My little family – my twins and my husband. Every single day. 2. Sunny days.

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