One of the great things about living in Paris, has been re-discovering a past love. A love that has been dead and buried for over thirty years. A love I thought I would never find again. I’ve re-discovered the joy of painting! The last time I did some serious painting (not…

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I love Grace Bonney’s Design Sponge. It started out as a simple blog in 2004 and is now a hub for all things beautiful including before and after projects, crafts, food and drink, travel, life and business and so much more. Known as “Martha Stewart for millennials’ Design Sponge reaches…

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When we left for Paris almost a year ago, London was in full on Halloween mode. Supermarkets shelves groaning with sweets, the fruit and vegetable aisles bursting with pumpkins. Then, we arrived in Paris. And there was nothing. No Halloween in Paris. The kids were dismayed. No trick or treating.…

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It has been over five years since we adopted our two children: Wonder Boy and Super Girl. They burst into our lives, turning our comfortable “DINKY” existence inside out and upside down. It’s been five years of roller-coaster highs and lows as our little family has evolved and developed.  I…

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It’s National Curry Week, so what better time than share with you, and only you, my favourite Indian and Sri-Lankan restaurants in Tooting, south London. If you want to find good curry in London, Tooting is the place to head to. But now I live in Paris, and yes, you…

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