It's cold, it gets dark early and all you seem to want to do is eat and sleep. Here are my top picks for making the most of these Winter weekends...
|Hunter Original Short in Biscuit, £70|
|Superdry Herders Mittens, £19.99|
My extremities are ice cold pretty much all year round. These Superdry mittens are super cosy with fleece lining - just the ticket for a wintry stroll.
|Rosie for Autograph Luxurious Satin Revere Pyjamas, £35|
|The White Company, Blanc 2-Wick Candle, £35|
I know that £35 may seem an awful lot to spend on a candle, and ordinarily, I'd agree with you. However, I was bought a single wick White Company candle for Christmas three years ago and it's still only burned down halfway - admittedly I don't light it daily, but this is no ordinary candle! The scents are delicious, they permeate a room in thirty minutes and linger for hours thereafter. Blanc is my all time favourite, and perfect for warming your cockles and lifting your spirits on those long Winter nights.
I love Children's literature and will never grow out of it. I'm currently re-reading Alice in Wonderland before directing a production of it at school next term. I'd forgotten just how wonderful a book it is - pure escapism. Everyone ought to have a good book on the go to snuggle up with...