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How to talk to your family about money, wealth, wills and inheritance (and everything in between) without feeling awkward

Hands up if you feel awkward talking to your family about money. Yup? Me too. And how about conversations with your parents and elderly relatives about things like their wills, care preferences and inheritance? Again, it’s a hard yes from me. It all just feels a bit too close to home. Discussing my personal financial worries with the family over…

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New Mum Diary: surviving our first few weeks as a family of four

Honest guest post from my amazing wife, Rosie. I’m such a worrier. Before we had our second baby, Hugh, I spent nine months worrying. Worrying about whether our big house renovation project would be ready in time. Worrying that the baby might come early. Worrying whether or not the home birth we had planned would all work out. Worrying about…

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Kitchen Design Inspiration: exclusive first look at our new country kitchen!

As the saying goes, the kitchen is the heart of the home; and in our house, this couldn’t be more true. Day and night, you’ll find us in there…usually with Rosie cooking, me eating, Hugh snoozing in the pram and Teddy opening cupboards and drawers in search of things he really shouldn’t be playing with! It’s without doubt our favourite…

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Can a new car make you happy?

Let me start off by saying, I’m no petrol head. Sure, I love driving and take great pride in my car. But try to engage me in a conversation about horse power, tyre trims or how fast your motor can get from nought to sixty, and I’ll gloss over. Because until recently, all I really cared about was having a…

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Lady in Red…the girl I met on the train

Yesterday, on my way home from work, I met a girl on the train. She was gorgeous, funny, full of life, with a nest of thick black hair hidden beneath a neat red beret and matching red coat. Her name was Louise…she was 92. I was smitten. After a long day in the office, I settled myself on the 20:18…

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