‘First Love’ is about Neve, a writer in her mid-30s who is married to an older man named Edwyn, and it tells the story of what her life was like before. Continue reading First Love by Gwendoline Riley
August has been a very exciting month for reading new poems, with the release of two collections from two poetry powerhouses: ‘Falling Awake’ by Alice Oswald and ‘The Remedies’ by Katharine Towers. Continue reading ‘Falling Awake’ and ‘The Remedies’ Poetry
To make 20 large biscuits, you will need:
7 oz slightly salted butter
5 oz caster sugar
12 oz plain flour
1 medium free range egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 pinch of salt
Can we talk about skin please? Dry skin? Because my hands really struggle in February. Each fingertip hosts a small and painful skin-split that usually takes ages to heal. Continue reading Quick Beauty Fix
I often have to provide grovelling apologias to my well-worn purse strings, and recently these have become risible palimpsests. So enough is enough! I am going to embrace high-street beauty with open arms (in the hope that my purse will soon greet me in a similar fashion).
I happily fall into conniptions when I think about cake (occupational hazard as a hungry food blogger) so it’s nice to have an excuse to bake a marble cake in a love heart shape topped with cherries and chocolate.
I hope that nude makeup remains the unchallenged face-fashion champion, at least until I finish typing this blog post.