Kate Spade New York celebrates ‘Women Empowering Women’. 

    Kate Spade builds ‘women led’ businesses in underserved communities to make their on purpose handbags. These women, in turn, empower each other and their families, and invest in their community.       In 2014, Kate Spade & Company brought together individual artisans in the underserved community of Masoro,


With Mother’s Day approaching, it’s got me thinking about what type of mother I am? I suspect that I have become quite the opposite of my own, but maybe many of us do. My own mother was laid back and didn’t particularly interfere with my homework or regime. So long as

Benefit – They’re Real Double The Lip

Has anyone else tried this little beauty? I got Benefits ‘They’re Real Double The Lip’ in my Birchbox this month and I’m mega impressed. The best way to describe it is a kind of ‘two-in-one lipstick and liner’. And it’s great.  It just glides on and hey presto; you get a fuller pout without any effort.

Let’s Talk

This week, on BBC Radio Manchester, Mike Sweeney tackled the really sensitive subject of men ‘bottling up’ their feelings. Mike spoke with his usual refreshing honesty about his own experiences and encouraged his listeners to share theirs too. I was impressed with how open people were prepared to be, and

King Prawn and Scallops in White Wine Sauce

Here’s a quick and easy supper for you to make to share with a loved one. It’s really simple to prepare and looks and tastes mega impressive   Grab yourself some raw King Prawns and Scallops (not in the shell), rinse and pat dry with kitchen paper. Dust in flour and