Another Lap Around The Sun

Today it is my birthday. So, this morning while everyone was still sleeping, I looked back and scribbled down the things I did, learnt and was challenged by on my latest lap around the sun

The Two of Us: Clare and Em

Let me introduce you to one of my dearest friends and superstar beauty & lifestyle journalist – Emma-Charlotte Bangay. I’m incredibly excited to welcome her to the Checks and Spots team. In my latest post, get to know her and what makes our friendship so special.

Discovered Uncovered

Here’s a little of what I’ve been doing, loving and discovering lately…

The Birth of a Mother: My Story

I never want to be a blogger that over shares, but as it is Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week I want to tell you the story of my birth as a mother.

What I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

This is one of my most vivid memories. I was 26 and about to walk down the aisle to the man I loved like none other.
Fast forward 10 years, and I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve learned in a decade of living and loving.

Why I’m Giving Up Alcohol

I didn’t start drinking until I was 20, but since then I’ve made up for lost time! Recently, I’ve noticed I’ve been drinking more – and more often. So, I decided to have six weeks without alcohol and to see what I gain by giving up something I love – and let’s be honest is fun!