A twenty-second hug for Mother’s Day

Dear Claire,   I listened to an interesting podcast the other day on NPR, our national public radio station here in the US. It was an interview with twin sisters Emily and Amelia Nagoski, whose new book Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle (or in the UK, Burnout: The Secret to Solving the Stress…

Good things come in threes…

Dear Sam,   I really enjoyed reading about your three favourite things from our blog. Like you, I truly value the chance it gives us to keep in touch -  I promise to post a Welsh cake recipe soon, too! Looking back over the last two years, here are three of my favourite posts by you:…