Family holiday review: Haggerston Castle Holiday Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed

I’ve just returned home from an enjoyable long weekend at Haggerston Castle in Berwick. This is the kind of holiday that you would only consider doing if you have kids. To be honest, it’s not a holiday I would have…

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How the patriarchy ruins sex…

The patriarchy (a system of society in which men hold most the power and women are largely excluded from it) is its own worse enemy for men when it comes to sex. The ridiculous expectations it places on women and…

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Restaurant Review – Kingslodge Inn, Durham

If you are anything like us, then you are always on the lookout for a great Sunday lunch. Sometimes it’s just all you want on a Sunday and nothing hits the spot quite like it. On Sunday we tried the…

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Emergency C-section Birth Story

A disclaimer I’ve shared my positive home birth story for my daughter but have yet to share my not so great birth story for my son, which ended in a category 1 emergency Cesarean section. So here it is –…

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Ten years since graduation – and what have you done? 

Today it is the ten year anniversary of my graduation ceremony. I graduated with first class honours in History in 2006. I was the first person in my immediate family to go to university and it was a very proud…

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