Essentials – The Easy Children’s Gift

   I came across My Pocket Money Toy on Instagram (as you do all the best things in life) and was instantly seduced. They take all the fuss out of buying presents by sending boxes of beautifully wrapped and carefully chosen gifts through the post – what’s not to love? It’s a subscription service, but […]

Essentials – The Desk Chair

It’s really hard to choose a desk chair. You want something that’s still desk-y, and not just an armchair, but you really don’t want one of those official-looking black plastic/mesh things that live in real grown-up offices for people who don’t work from home in their pyjamas. Believe me, you’ll be spending a lot of […]

Scan picture

  Scans are weird things, aren’t they? You go for one, see a vaguely alien-shaped floating blob, answer some practical and matter-of-fact questions and are than asked how many pictures you want. “Err.. one?” I ventured last time, only for the sonographer’s excited face to drop as ten pictures churned enthusiastically out the printer. “You […]