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I am not usually the type of person to get particularly upset by “news”, in fact, I’m a down right apathetic person at times, especially when it comes to the murder and mayhem that the BBC seem to thrust at me every time I check the app. It’s depressing and I’ve always maintained that getting… Continue reading

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I don’t even really know how to address this, I just find it so deeply saddening. Last week a young woman, call Qandeel Baloch, was killed in an honour killing because she was a social media star and as if that isn’t horrific enough, thousands took to her social media channels, mainly Instagram, to celebrate… Continue reading

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Earlier on in the week there was a news story that, quite frankly, I could only imagine breaking on a slooooow news week, or maybe the gossip columns of the Daily Fail. Thing is, this wasn’t a slow week for news at all – come on people, we got a new Prime Minister (who is… Continue reading

Syria :: I don't want to go to war mummy :: Toby & Roo :: daily inspiration for stylish parents and their kids.

Reuben, 4, and his words inspired this post. I wouldn’t normally write about politics, I don’t consider myself educated on the topic enough – but I am a parent, and I’m scared.

“War? Mummy, I don’t want to go to war! I don’t want my sister to die!” Those little words, that little voice.

What… Continue reading

People light candles during a vigil in Kathmandu November 15, 2015, following the deadly attacks in Paris. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar - RTS75NH

People light candles during a vigil in Kathmandu November 15, 2015, following the deadly attacks in Paris. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar – RTS75NH

I wanted to write about the terror attacks in Paris, but as someone who never really shuts up, I find myself struggling to know what to say. Whilst I was feeding Edith on… Continue reading