Is there a BBC Gender Pay Gap?

Today details of how much the BBC pay the familiar faces across TV and radio were released to the media. There were names like Chris Evans, Graham Norton and Gary Lineker amongst the long list of stars and we found ourselves knowing how much the BBC paid them in the last financial year. The list only showed the pay rate, not the breakdown of what job role paid what amount…

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How do the Emergency Services do it?

My husband is a police officer and through the thirteen years that we’ve been together I have seen him go through so much at work. He was a pretty new police officer back then, having joined the police just a year or two before we met. But now he’s an ‘old sweat’, having seen and done so much. As a police officer no two days are the same, you have…

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I Voted for the First Time Today, aged 32

You may read that title and wonder how someone gets to 32 without voting. How do you go through a big chunk of your adult life, registered to vote but not using it? Why would anyone let so many votes be wasted? But, to answer that I need to go back a few years. I got kicked out of home when I was seventeen. My parents were very much labour…

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Things that Wind Me Up – #VlogStars

I’m joining in with VlogStars again this month after missing it last month as we were just so busy. I like chatting to a camera – not something I ever thought I would say – and it’s nice to get a prompt from Colette and Katy each month to give me something specific to chat about. I loved this month’s prompt – Things that Wind Me Up. I try not…

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Do Not Disturb

I may be a little bit late to the party but I have just discovered the ‘Do Not Disturb’ function on my iPhone and it may well have changed my life. You know those times when you don’t want your phone buzzing, even when on silent, or you just want to focus on something and get it done without your phone lighting up every couple of minutes with new notifications?…

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Five Facts About Redheads

I love being ginger and having red hair. It’s taken me a long time to get to this point and having spent my teenage years highlighting my hair I now know there is nothing I would rather be than just true to my roots – with naturally red hair. So I thought it would be fun to share some facts about redheads that you may or may not know. Only…

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When Buying Cards is just so Hard

Some people walk into card shops, choose cards that jump out at them and are on their way within a matter of minutes. But sometimes buying cards is just so hard, and something that I have come to dread at various times of my life. When I was a child, growing up, I spent so long choosing the perfect cards. Ones that had lots of words in that said exactly…

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