20 tips for travelling with a baby

Travelling with a baby: Lake Como, Italy | Angel In The North

In his first six months my baby has been to nine countries, travelled roughly 6,000 miles and spent around 50 nights away from his own home (though always with us). We've stayed in a cottage in Yorkshire, been camping in Wales and in Dorset and most recently took a month-long road trip round Europe where we ...

10 easy ways to save water

10 easy tips for saving water. Yorkshire Water

I've always been a bit of a stickler for saving water. I became even more so last summer when - during the kitchen renovation - we had a water meter fitted. Overnight, it took our water bills down from about £70 a month to less than £20. Result. Yorkshire Water's latest water conservation campaign 'Save a little, save a lot' ...

Jenna Lyons of J Crew: 10 style rules

J Crew creatice director Jenna Lyons

US brand J Crew is just arriving on UK shores, opening its first London store this month. With it, us Brits are beginning to take notice of its awesome First Lady, creative director Jenna Lyons. Because of, well, all of the below, when I saw her sharing her 10 style commandments I sat up and took notice. ...

10 tips on writing a good press release

Girl in black and white striped dress with newspaper. 10 tips on how to write a good press release

Since I’ve been blogging I’ve come across so many talented designers, makers and artists who are running or trying to set up a business – and they’re often doing it on their own. For most people it doesn’t come naturally to sell yourself, but you have to if you want to sell your products. One way you ...