Review: Adlens Sundials

Here's a well-timed product review for the fantastic weather we've been enjoying of late! These sunglasses from Adlens are different to your usual pair of shades as you can adjust their focus to suit your vision. Adlens started life ten years ago as an initiative to correct refractive vision in developing countries. Having worked at an ...

Boy or girl? Eight (questionable) gender predictors

Tomorrow we'll be going for our 20 week scan and we're looking forward to finding out which denomination of baby we'll be having. Naturally, we've been speculating as to whether it's a boy or girl a lot and have been looking for things that were different to when Kate was pregnant with Dylan and Xander. ...

Lord of the manners

I've always stood up for good manners and we've always tried to instil them in Dylan and Xander. For the most part, they're polite little lads who know when to say please and thank you and also when to be kind to others. Teaching good etiquette isn't always easy though - especially when our efforts are undermined by ...

Golden Nuggets of Advice

I'm a strong believer in respecting my elders and listening to what they have to say and this is just what TSB's Golden Nuggets of Advice campaign is all about. I've always paid attention to financial advice from my parents - they've been there, seen it, done it and probably didn't waste any money on the T-shirt. So ...

Brand aid

Having worked as a magazine journalist/copywriter/social media manager/web editor sort for the last ten years - that's my CV in a nutshell, in case you're interested - I'm no stranger to the importance of brand identity. The alarming thing is that Xander - who only recently turned three - is just as good when it comes to ...

Father’s Day gift guide

Father's Day is fast approaching and, if you're on the lookout for a present for your dad or something on your kids' behalf for your partner, here are my recommendations. I've gone for options that will suit a range of budgets and have chosen products that I was very happy to receive myself. So, without further ado, here's my ...