It may be years, even decades, since September last meant the return to education for you, but given that the formative years of our life revolve around this month being a sign of new beginnings it’s no wonder we hold onto that Back to School feeling well into adulthood. Recently I asked generally to a … More Seven Ways To Use That ‘Back To School’ Feeling As An Adult
We’re big fans of Autumn here on the internet, aren’t we? We love the crisp fall air, the warm golden colours and the cosy evenings under blankets. 2020 might have been full of change, celebrating birthdays under unusual circumstances and I think most people have experienced a bit of a chilly sense of isolation, even … More Autumn | Four Budget Friendly Outdoor Autumn Activities
If you’re one of those people who likes a bit of challenge and a project in their life (which I can totally relate to) then you probably have tried your luck at entering the ballot for the London Marathon more than once. If you’ve absolutely set your heart on running the London Marathon, then I’ve … More How To Stay Motivated When Training For Your First Marathon
I don’t know about you, but I’m still loyally participating and running a couple of weekly quizzes, and I’ve even been known to enjoy the odd Houseparty (the app! Not an actual event!) game of Heads Up or similar. However, we’re so many weeks into lockdown now that I’ve completely lost count, and a little … More The New Normal – Online Escapes – Escape Rooms!
My obsession with the greenhouse shows no sign of going anywhere, much like most of us during this lockdown. I continue to pilfer seeds from the bird food and pop in to water the plants and check on their progress every evening. It’s hugely satisfying to feel a sense of accomplishment when it could be … More The New Normal – Gardening Part Two
One of the primary reasons I started this blog many years ago was to document all the exciting adventures I had with one of my best friends during a trip to visit her in Orange County, California. That trip was my first long-haul solo flight (a whole feat in itself) and was one I was … More Travel | Newport Beach, The OC – California, USA
As you most likely know, I’ve been something of a Lush addict for years. Yes the bath bombs and soaps are fun but the real jewel in Lush’s sweet smelling, glittery crown is their skincare range. Never one to miss out on the hype, I picked up a pot of Sleepy lotion as soon as … More Lifestyle| Lush – Sleepy
As part of my series of World Oceans Day posts I thought I would list my top 5 ocean themed movies. Soul Surfer This is the dramatised telling of the story of world renowned surfer Bethany Hamilton who lost an arm to a shark bite whilst surfing as a teenager. Rather than become fearful of … More World Oceans Day – Top 5 Ocean Movies
As part of my getting back in the swing of things, I thought I’d jump back on the monthly favourites bandwagon with my May favourites of this year! The Library of Fragrance – Sunshine I’ve seen The Library of Fragrance scents talked about on plenty of blogs but it felt risky to order one online, … More May Favourites 2016
It’s a bank holiday weekend in the UK, which means us Brits are desperately looking at the skies hoping that the grey cloud will clear just long enough for us to light the barbecue and crack open a bottle of Pimms. I wanted to make the most of the long weekend and invite over some … More Lifestyle | My Pinterest Inspired Summer BBQ!