Category: Blog


I’m sure most of you have seen the news on Instagram, but for those that haven’t I can’t keep quiet about it any longer. And it seems silly to post about our holiday first. On our last day in Austria, walking back to our hotel along the lake, Benjamin asked me to marry him. It […]


‘The Husband’s Secret is a staggeringly brilliant novel. It is literally unputdownable’ Sophie Hannah At the heart of the top ten bestselling The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty is a letter that’s not meant to be read . . . Mother of three and wife of John-Paul, Cecilia discovers an old envelope in the attic. […]


So I’ve decided to be brave and just put it out there. Here is my first piece of creative writing as part of my course. I’d love to know what you think. And please, be critical! It’s okay, it’s what I need. What works for you? What doesn’t? Any changes you would make? I promise […]

A space to call my own

Here’s a little preview of my new office. I should call it ‘our’ spare room, but really it’s mine. Our little mint green dumping ground has been transformed into a peaceful space for me to work. It’s also just a lovely room to sit and read now that we have a sofa bed. There’s a […]

Say Hello // The Awkward Blog – Sunny Sweet PeaSunny Sweet Pea

Today I’m introducing you to Angela, the author of the London lifestyle blog The Awkward Blog. If you’re after some DIY ideas, yummy recipes or general things to do, where to eat and tips on London living, then Angela is your girl. I started The Awkward Blog in the summer of 2013, not that long […]

Recipe | Hot chocolate topped with meringue – Sunny Sweet PeaSunny Sweet Pea

My favourite bit about drinking hot chocolate is when those teeny marshmallows start to melt and go gooey. So I thought ‘scrap the cream!’ Let’s just splodge a huge blob of marshmallow on top. I think this is technically meringue, but melted marshmallow consistency is what I was going for and that’s what I got! […]