Reflecting and Retreating Into a Cosy October

Reflecting and Retreating Into a Cosy October

Autumn is always my favourite season. Not only do the teals, purples, mustard and burgundy colours of the season go well with my red-headed colouring, but I love how the nights draw in and we scurry for warmth. I love big knits and the dancing white mist of hot breath...
Would You Bet £500 on Your Own Success?

Would You Bet £500 on Your Own Success?

I’ve started the mother of all accountability challenges. On Sunday, I don’t know why I just felt so sad and low. I’d had a week off and I don’t do well with time off. I’m a doer. I’m not a person who relaxes easy and so taking a...
The Power of a Productivity Song

The Power of a Productivity Song

“I’d love to be as focused as you,” someone said to me yesterday. Which made me smile because I often don’t feel focused at all. I don’t think many of us can honestly say we nail our productivity levels every day and that’s OK and...
What I’ve Learned By Not Drinking For Six Months

What I’ve Learned By Not Drinking For Six Months

Lessons from being six months sober “You’ve got to stop saying it like that. it makes you sound like a recovering alcoholic!” Said my husband yesterday when I proudly announced: “I’m six months sober today!” I should point out that...
Celebrating One Year with The BBC

Celebrating One Year with The BBC

I can’t quite believe someone lets me loose on the airwaves every week but it’s been one whole year since Nicola Adam and I started our very first show on BBC Radio Lancashire. This time last year we were broadcasting from 4-6 pm and our show was called...