Five Christmas songs that don’t make my playlist

One of the joys of working from home is that I don't hear too many Christmas songs too early. Still, as we're getting closer to the big day, I've been enjoying a few here and there. The likes of Slade, Wizzard and The Darkness have, of course, got a decent amount of airtime. There are certain tracks, ...

Cleaning up for Christmas

As our house is up for sale at the moment, I'm no stranger to cleaning in a hurry. We often receive calls about viewings at short notice so I'm always ready to scrub things. With three children around, there's usually a mess somewhere. While I'm far from being a clean freak, I always have things close to hand to get ...

Shopping at the Bentall Centre this Christmas?

Blogging for a living certainly opens up some interesting opportunities. The latest new experience it has sent my way was to try my hand at being a personal shopper. Sort of! The Bentall Centre in Kingston invited me to pick out some Christmas gift ideas for men. I was only too happy to oblige. I enjoy putting ...