That old saying ‘a weekend well spent brings a week of content’ couldn’t be more true and this bank holiday was no exception. I packed my bags and drove to Dan’s in Chichester this Friday to then make our way to Weymouth Bay. Spending 3 nights with 5 of my best friends in our (pretty plush) caravan has blown away the cobwebs and refreshed me completely.
I can’t even process the news from last night. I woke up to my phone going into a frenzy, friends texting, twitter going mental. My first thought was ‘is this real?’ shortly followed by ‘not again.’ How awful is it that these harrowing events are becoming a more frequent part of our everyday life? My heart aches for the victims and their families in Manchester. I didn’t feel like getting up today, but instead I forced myself to. I went to work and acted with compassion, kindness and love. My concentration wasn’t all there, but I took the time to tell people I loved them, supported those affected and reflect on things. This post is a reminder that it requires minimal effort to be kind. Spread the love. Be positive. Stand together.
We all have those friends we can rely upon in a crisis, who can celebrate the highs and help us out of the lows. Here are a few things I know me and my mates do that prove to me that they are my true soulmates… Continue reading
It’s already been over a year since my first trip to Bali and I’m now getting round to writing a little guide to travelling this beautiful island (and those surrounding it). It was the first place I travelled to that gave me that real culture shock – different traditions, beliefs, food, way of life; and it completely enchanted me. Here’s where I went and why I think you should definitely fit these destinations into your trip if you’re lucky enough to go… Continue reading
Sometimes you can be all give and no take, burning the candle at both ends trying to juggle your job, social life, finances and health regime. A lot can be said for pausing all of that for a moment to really concentrate on giving yourself a bit of TLC.