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au pair turnover

Oh DO write about your au pairs!’ I have been begged many a time.  But, if I’m honest, the stories are best told over a bottle of wine and, besides, name-and-shame has never really been my game.  Not really.  But, as one … Continue reading

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The Pig in the Wall, Hampshire

Some of my true besties live outside of the big smoke. Trading space, greenery and less pollution, they really do live the Good Life with chocolate box dogs, AGAs and no danger of not being able to park outside their … Continue reading

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I say… Set Them Free!

I’ve spent the whole of this week fussing over a suitcase when I’m not even going anywhere fun. In fact, I’m not going anywhere at all. It’s Mini who’s running off into the sunset (pouring rain?). My just-10-year-old is off … Continue reading

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2 women, 2 artists

Everyone seems to call themselves an artist nowadays.  Loosely, it seems to apply to anyone who exhibits. Anyway, last week I interviewed two such startlingly different women who both feel equally passionate about their art forms… The first artist, a Milanese who has … Continue reading

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