A weekend in Brighton

Another month has gone by and we’re now in June! Not sure how that happened, but my month started in the best way with a spontaneous trip to Brighton for the weekend with Danny who I met on the Kiwi Bus in New Zealand way back at the end of 2016! Over 19 months later, we reunited and made the trip down to the coast and had such a fun weekend exploring what this vibrant place had to offer Continue reading

A brilliant Bank Holiday: Blenheim food festival

It’s been 3 days since the bank holiday weekend and I’m still thinking of the food festival me and Lucy went to at Blenheim Palace on Monday. No, we’re not the ‘getting-drunk-in-the-club’ types. We love food. FREE food. So this bank holiday, we were our true foodie selves and hit the freebies at the festival, all in the beautiful setting of Blenheim Palace.

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Cool Compliments (that aren’t about appearance)

Way back when I was on holiday in Cyprus, me and my girls Sal and Liss struck up a pool friendship with a lovely lady from Portsmouth. We chatted over the week about everything and anything but she said something to me that stuck with me. Like Sal and Liss, she had met her partner online and asked me if I had a boyfriend. When I said no, she replied with ‘I’ve no idea why, you’re such a fun, happy and positive person!’. I’m crap at accepting compliments anyway but this one made me smile. She describe my personality and it’s was so nice that she saw that with only a few minutes chat in the pool each day! Continue reading

5 Netflix series to get you through January

Being poorly over Christmas and New Year has its advantages. I was able to stay in my pjs, tucked up in bed with a cuppa and binge a good few series – making the most out of my monthly Netflix subscription! I go through phases where I dip in and out of something one month, then full on finish 5 series in a matter of weeks. The latter was what happened over the festive period so here are 5 more recommendations for you to get you through the January evenings… Continue reading

Turning 24: What My 23rd Year Taught Me

Woah woah WOAH. How is it that only yesterday I was turning 16 having a house party at mine and now 8 years have passed and I’m 24 years old? I can’t quite fathom the concept of time at the moment because I still feel like I’ve just left school yet I have 5 years of work and a travel trip of a lifetime under my belt. This year has undoubtedly rushed past me, but I still wanted to remember all the moments which have taught me so much. Continue reading