My weekly column for The Wokingham Paper We're in the midst of GCSEs, everyone is tired, half term can't come soon enough and as much as we're crabby my girls are home and safe. I've dropped them to concerts, they've gone to gigs, I've waited around for them and I brought them safely home. Such horrific news from Manchester has made me hug my babies tighter. I spent a brilliant weekend in Wales at the Glanusk Estate for their Estate Fayre and NGS Open Gardens, bathed in glori
I think the first time I tried a bar of NOMNOM chocolate
was after being told I must try it by Becca,
owner of the fabulous Ty Cariad in Brecon.
From the first mouthful my taste in chocolate changed and I was hooked. "In 2011 at the age of eighteen Liam Burgess started his own small business in in Carmarthenshire, using the best ingredients and Welsh inspiration with financial assistance from The Prince's Trust". A carpenter friend was also helped by The Prince's Trust
By chance I happened upon Bucket on BBC4 with Miriam Margoyles growing old disgracefully as Mim and Frog Stone as Fran a deeply intense history teacher (not that they were sitting on the sofa with me, but oh well you know what I mean) and decided to give it ago. It was shockingly rude, hilariously funny, stomach achingly cringeworthy, tense, observational and poignant in parts, oh and body parts! As a mother of girls and the daughter of a mother I saw a lot of how I am with