Treating my Rosacea with an IPL Skin Rejuvenation Course

MSC Cruise Line

I have suffered with Acne Rosacea for over ten years with my main symptom being facial flushing. Rosacea is very common in people with my skin type – I am fair-skinned with a tendency for rosy cheeks. The symptoms of rosacea are extreme redness of the cheeks, spots, raised bumps and dry, sore eyes.  Triggers include stress, exercise, alcohol, spicy food, sunshine, central heating, cold etc – in fact I often joke that “life” is a trigger. I have been… Continue Reading “Treating my Rosacea with an IPL Skin Rejuvenation Course”

BOGS° Footwear – Insulated Waterproof Boots Review

Bogs Footwear

This week has turned decidedly chilly and is the first time we have had to defrost the cars for work for months. My beloved flip flops are back in the cupboard and probably won’t see the light of day until next April and my trusty boots are their replacement. The cold weather doesn’t stop us going out and we simply pile on the layers to stop us getting chilly. The only problem we have had in the past is keeping… Continue Reading “BOGS° Footwear – Insulated Waterproof Boots Review”

Premier League Primary Stars Campaign #PLWritingStars

Frank Lampard - Premier League Writing Stars

Back in March 2017 the Premier League introduced a new initiative called Premier League Primary Stars which has already engaged more than 10,000 primary schools in England and Wales, including ours. The campaign is not about playing football, but uses the appeal of football to engage and inspire children across PE and Sport, English, Maths and PSHE. Premier League Primary Stars is a curriculum-linked education initiative for KS1 and KS2 teachers. Teaching kids about health, teamwork, resilience and positive behaviour is becoming… Continue Reading “Premier League Primary Stars Campaign #PLWritingStars”

No Dull Days with Bassetts Vitamins


Autumn is one of my favourite times of year for getting out and about with the kids. Nothing beats scrunching through, or burying yourself in a huge pile of crunchy leaves, but the one downside of autumn is the shortening of the days. It is still dark when the alarm clock goes off in the morning and the light is fading fast when the kids are picked up from school, especially when they have after school clubs. With darkness descending as… Continue Reading “No Dull Days with Bassetts Vitamins”