Trixski Review – a ski carrier

Trixski Review – a ski carrier

Those who know my blog will know we love to ski. We took our children for the first time when they were 6 and 8 to Val D’Isere. After a few more holidays in Alpe D’Huez, Les Arcs, Whistler and Val Thorens, they are becoming pretty confident on the slopes. We mainly...
Sleeping In The Stars

Sleeping In The Stars

Nearly two years ago, I suffered a cardiac arrest. I could have died. For the first time in my 41 years, I faced my mortality; the fear that I could die. The hospital bed seemed a million miles away from my own bed, and even when I got back to my bed, it felt alien,...
A Eulogy for my mother

A Eulogy for my mother

Mum was born on the 25th April 1945 to Tom and Elsie Heeson in the village of Carlinghow, near Batley. When thinking of mum, her Yorkshire roots were such an integral part of her, my brother and I fondly remember her Yorkshire burr, both thinking ‘herry up’ was...
Cultured Kids #38

Cultured Kids #38

January is finally over, and while I was in town today, I really thought how bleak it looked without all the festive lights and shop displays! But Spring is coming, and that means longer days! Despite it being January, we’ve had a wonderful cultural month:...
Exploring London: The Alexander McQueen Flagship Store

Exploring London: The Alexander McQueen Flagship Store

One of the reasons I love living in London is the buzz: Constantly finding new things to see and do. Obviously, London can come with quite a hefty price tag, so it’s always good to find things that are free. One such place which is new, very interesting and free...