31 Aug 2017

August reads: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will be hanged at the wall or sent out to ...

30 Aug 2017

New Job, New Blog

I imagine it stems from the back-to-school vibe but I always associate the beginning of September with a fresh start. So it seems appropr...

28 Aug 2017

British Tapas at Number 23, St Albans

G and I have an ever-growing to-do list of St Albans restaurants; for a small city, it sure does have a seemingly endless supply of pla...

26 Aug 2017

Video | Adventures in the Brecon Beacons

B A N K  H O L I D A Y. I'm currently lazing around with un-brushed hair, no make up and no bra and if that's not a crackin&...

23 Aug 2017

That time we got stranded in Brussels

Back in October last year, G and I were travelling back from Holland and, as the title of this post suggests, the journey went a tad wr...

20 Aug 2017

Life after graduation: comparison, making it up & the fear of failing

I have this memory from my childhood. I think it may be a combination of a few all blurred into one. It takes place on the landing in a h...

13 Aug 2017

Easy like Sunday morning

I’ve been feeling pretty content recently. I spend a lot of my time planning things, planning for the future. I’ll always be a planning, ...

12 Aug 2017

A mini staycation in Hertfordshire

That white fluffy slice of heaven below is my cousin’s cat, Luna. AIN’T SHE GORGEOUS? Last weekend, she needed looking after whilst her...

5 Aug 2017

Wine, puzzles & saving sheep: a weekend in Wales

I’m currently sat in the Waterstone’s cafĂ© with a slice of Bakewell tart and my hair scraggily pulled up into a top knot. Like am I pea...

4 Aug 2017

Little Gems: 28

I feel a tad broken. I am sure you will be keen to hear that I spent a goodly amount of time retching over the toilet bowl on Tuesday nig...