I’m Jacqui – journalist, blogger, and mum of two gorgeous girls. I was a true-life features and travel writer for 20 years, with articles appearing in glossy magazines around the world, including Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Psychologies, Look and The Guardian’s Weekend magazine. After the birth of my youngest daughter, I began to move towards digital publishing, and am now a full-time blogger, influencer and social media & outreach strategist.
Post40Bloggers - Image credit Anikka Burton
Anikka Burton was just 17 when her mother died from breast cancer. Devastated by her loss, she became increasingly worried that she was at risk too. She decided she wasn’t going to wait to find out, and asked her doctor for a mammogram; she’d even made up her mind to have a...
Family photo, photo credit Jax
A good blogging buddy of mine lost her beloved Mum earlier this year. Since then she’s been posting some beautiful photos of her mother, which got me thinking about mine, who lives back home in New Zealand. We’re a family of committed camera-phobes, so there are very few pics of Mum over the years....
Mooli London camera bag, photo credit Mooli London
Photography has been a passion of mine since I was 16. I learned on a good old-fashioned film camera, and used to develop the negatives and the prints in a dark room. How things have changed! I didn’t have much chance to indulge when the girls were young, so it’s...