Nespresso Creatista Plus
Eating Out

Nespresso Creatista: Being my own barista

For the last few weeks, I've been getting to know the Nespresso Creatista Plus. Ever fancied getting a coffee machine that you can make a great quick coffee with AND do the 'fancy milk froth' (the proper baristas call…

Creating Latte Art
Eating Out

Creating Latte Art at the Creatista Studio

OK, creating Latte Art is waaaaay harder than it looks! I recently went to Nespresso's Creatista Studio in Leeds to try my hand at being a barista and producing some Latte Art. It gave me a definite respect for…

The Hepworth Wakefield
Travel & Culture

The Hepworth, Wakefield

We braved the grey rainy weather on Sunday and went to The Hepworth in Wakefield. Despite it being on our county doorstep, we'd never been before...…

Philip Kingsley Hair Products
Hair & Beauty

Philip Kingsley Hair Products

I've been a fan of Philip Kingsley hair products ever since Anthony Fellows introduced me to them a few years ago. The body building shampoo and conditioner have had a place in my shower for a while...but lately I've…


Navy + Black: Embracing Fashion Faux Pas

Blue and black shouldn't be worn together...should they? At least that's what I always remember hearing...who writes these 'style rules', I'm not sure...maybe they are the same people that write those "things you shouldn't wear after thirty" articles.…

Hair & Beauty

How to look after a bob hairstyle

Bobs are so in season right now. Medium hairstyles of all types are a good choice for dedicated followers of hair fashion…but I don’t think you can go far wrong with a classic bob. I’ve loved having a bob…

Pink Hair Don't Care
Hair & Beauty

Pink hair don’t care

Quite a few of you now know that I've gone pink! The blonde balayage is now pink and I have to say that I'm loving it!…

Caudalie Hydrating Face Mask
Hair & Beauty

Rehydrating my winter dry skin

I don't know about you, but my skin has taken a real battering this winter. It's been really dry and dehydrated and generally a bit bleurgh. I needed to do something about it...…