I can’t actually believe I’m writing this. If someone had told me in June 2012 that years later I would be still typing away at my little corner of the internet, I would have laughed. In their face. Setting myself a goal of daily blogging for 1001 days seemed foolhardy to a girl who can only just commit to reading a full book (and usually cheats on it with at least one, maybe two other… View Post

10 reasons I hate blogging – a rant.

10 reasons I hate blogging – a rant.

Over the years I have come to a firm belief in karma (and I was bullied as a school kid – are you reading this Janine?) so try to live by the motto of ‘be nice’ where I can in my life. I try not to complain about things that I can change, put as many good vibes out into the cosmos (*hippy alert*) and generally try to live without any regrets. But, there are… View Post

9 ways to make living in London easier

9 ways to make living in London easier

Over the years I have called London a lot of deserved names. Tempestuous, stunning, old, demanding, fantastic, incorrigible, sassy, boring (which was unfair of me), mischievous, inscrutable, over-the-top, busy, magical and usually wonderfully ridiculous. You can go to up to Charing Cross for a greasy full English breakfast, over to Paris for lunch and party at the Ritz for dinner. What’s more, with only a short hop out of the city, you can sleep in… View Post

15 rainy day ideas when you’re in a …

15 rainy day ideas when you’re in a strange city

It’s happened to all of us. After months dreaming of sunlit idylls, the weather gods let you down and allow a storm to bucket down torrents of icy rain. You have no car to hand or destination in mind (having planned a city-centre stay close to where all the tours leave from) and can’t bear the thought of being hemmed in at a vaguely interesting museum amongst frazzled kids. This happened to us the day… View Post

My New Years Resolutions

My New Years Resolutions

This blog has always been, and will forever more be a record of my personal adventures. It is a journal of the chaos, delight, opportunities and travails that we encounter all rolled in with an obsession for photography (as far as my skillz extend) and a dash of humour (well, I try anyway). There seems to be a lot of the usual goal setting in the blogosphere that a new year usually entails, with a… View Post