MY LIST OF EVERYTHING

MY CAN’T MISS PODCAST
I’m loving podcasts at the moment and I’m currently enjoying Giovanna Fletchers ‘Happy Baby Happy Mum’, Ferne Cottons ‘Happy’ & Frankie Bridges ‘……..

MY CAN’T MISS TV PROGRAMME
I’m a bit of a TV geek and I have a few programmes I watch on catch up including ‘Corrie’, ‘Emmerdale’, ‘Masterchef’, ‘Strictly’, ‘Cold Feet’ & ‘The Crown’ to name a few

THE CANDLE I LOVE TO LIGHT
Any Neom or Jo Malone

MY FAVOURITE SHOP
Ted Baker, Michael Kors and also Next & House of Fraser for day to day items. 

MY SIGNATURE LIPSTICK
I’ve always gone for a coral shade as pale colours wash me out, but just recentmy I’ve gone for a more plum shade and I’m loving Mac ……..

FAVOURITE SKIN CARE PRODUCTS
I swear by Elemis for my skincare 

FAVOURITE MAKEUP PRODUCTS
My go to foundation is Estée Lauder double wear & Estée Lauder pressed powder

REGULAR BEAUTY TREATMENTS
I go to my beauty salon regularly for my nails, brows and facials 

SIGNATURE SCENT
Very retro but I always have a bottle of Samsara by Guerlain because I’ve worn it for years and it’s very nostalgic for me. I love trying different scents but my current favourite is Daisy by Marc Jacobs 

MY FAVOURITE YOUTUBER
I watch all Lydia Ellise Millens Videos. I love her style and I especially enjoy her home content 

MY FOOD WEAKNESS
A medium cooked fillet steak & chips

FAVOURITE RESTAURANT
A beautiful restaurant near my home in West Yorkshire called The 3 Acres & The Box Tree in Ilkley 

FAVOURITE ICE CREAM
Rum & Raisin 

FAVOURITE HOTEL
Salutations in Ambleside in the glorious Lake District

MY FAVOURITE TIPPLE
A Pink G&T or a cold glass of Pinot Grigio Rose wine and I never say no to a glass of champagne 

MY FAVOURITE SEASON
Spring, the promise of new beginnings, lighter nights and better weather

MY PET
My beautiful Cavachon dog Dora, I adore her! 

THE FIRST THING I DO IN A MORNING IS
Have a cup of coffee

MY EXERCISE REGIME
I go to the gym regularly and use the treadmill, exercise bike, rowing machine as well as swimming then at home I enjoy Yoga

MY FAVOURITE FLOWER
Daffodils as they represent the new beginnings of Spring & I love Gladioli & Roses

ON TOAST I LOVE TO SPREAD
Marmite – I’m a lover not a hater

MY CURRENT BOOK
Sophie Kinsella ‘My not so perfect life’ 

MY FAVOURITE FILM
Ben Hurr (the original), Dirty Dancing & Seven Brides for Seven Brothers!  

THE BOX SET I WATCH OVER AND OVER
‘Sex & The City’ & ‘Friends’ 

MY FAVOURITE HOLIDAY
Australia, Dubai & Florida

MY FAVOURITE CITY
New York

MY FAVOURITE DESTINATION
Bermuda & St Thomas British Virgin Isles in my beloved Caribbean 

THE PLACE I WANT TO VISIT THE MOST
The Maldives and Santorini in Greece

MY FOOLPROOF DINNER PARTY DISH
I love to entertain and if it’s an informal gathering of friends & a games night I’ll do hot beef sandwiches or a huge hot and cold buffet. If it’s a sit down dinner I’ll go all out with a 5 course meal of Hors d oeuvres, a starter such as a homemade soup or goats cheese and red onion tartlets, a main course such as monkfish, sea bass or steak and a desert which I like to make from scratch but something simple like a banoffee pie or cheesecake. I’ll also do cheese and biscuits and the drinks keep flowing. You’ll never go hungry at one of our dinner parties!! 

THE THING I HATE THE MOST
Rudeness & arrogance, no one is better than anyone else! 

WHAT I’D LOVE TO BE ABLE TO DO
Play the piano & draw 

DREAM JOB
A travel writer 

MY BIGGEST LOVES
My children Isabelle & Max, husband Tony and my Parents 

MY BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT
My children 

THE THING I’M MOST PROUD OF
Apart from my children, running a successful business for 20 years after being a professional dancer for 10 years 

MY CLAIM TO FAME
Dancing in the 1992 Royal Variety Performance along side Craig Revel Horwood and meeting Prince Charles & Princess Diana at the end of the performance on which was their last public appearance together  

MY HAPPY PLACE
Center Parcs in Whinfell Cumbria with my family 

WHEN I’M HAPPIEST
At home with my family or travelling with my family 

MY GUILTY PLEASURES
I have many but over the years I’ve learnt not to feel guilty about them! 

Cocktails, Magazines, Treatments at my beauty spa, Candles, TV,
Going to the Theatre & Cinema, Coffee, Hot Cross Buns, Fresh Flowers, Pink G&T,
Chocolate, Bubble baths, lunches with friends, handbags 

THE MANTRAS I LIVE MY LIFE BY

Have Courage & Be Kind’

‘If it won’t matter in 5 years time don’t spend more than 5 minutes worrying about it now’ 

‘Life is what’s happening when you’re busy planning the future’

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