• My Top 10 Sydney highlights

    Tweet So I spent a lot of November and December in the Pacific – I was in Sydney and Tasmania in November, and LA and Hawaii in December. Much as I love some hygge…

    January 14, 2017
  • The One with all the hygge

    Tweet OK so in case you’re not familiar with hygge (pronounced hug-geh) it’s basically the Danish concept of cosiness, and it’s perfect for this time of year in the UK. I’m actually off to…

    November 12, 2016
  • Seeing rhino in the wild

    Tweet Yesterday I told you about looking for elephants in Africa and the overwhelming need for conservation; with rhino the situation is even more desperate. In fact the last time I was in Africa, in the…

    November 11, 2016
  • Looking for African elephants

    Tweet I’m not sure why it’s taken me six weeks to write about Africa and African elephants – my excuse is that since then I’ve been in Abu Dhabi and the Caribbean, with just a few…

    November 10, 2016
  • Off around the world in 80 days

    Tweet OK, I’m only exaggerating slightly, because I am, near as dammit, going around the world in 80 days – I will be coming home/returning to the office in between but that’s basically what…

    September 13, 2016
  • A London nursery solution for parents

    Tweet I’m very glad that we raised No 1 Son in London – he has grown up so confident and capable and nothing really phases him; but I do remember how difficult it was to…

    September 12, 2016
  • Cooking with Jamie Oliver and HelloFresh

    Tweet Now as much as I love Jamie Oliver and support his Food Revolution, when it comes to cooking, I am very lazy. Not because I can’t cook – I’m actually pretty good (I even…

    August 30, 2016
  • My secret lingerie addiction

    Tweet OK, it’s not a secret any more – but yes, I’m addicted to buying lingerie. And when I say addicted I mean I have an actual lingerie collection. How many bras do you…

    August 24, 2016
  • Swim Safe this summer

    Tweet Summer holidays are a fantastic opportunity to go swimming with your kids or to teach them how to swim safely, and that’s why I’m pleased to support the ABTA Swim Safe campaign. In fact, I…

    July 18, 2016
  • Nice and Postcards from Provence

    Tweet I have been spending so much time in Nice, Provence and on the French Riviera over the past few months for work that I’ve kind of been taking it for granted. In fact…

    July 17, 2016