In the famous lyrics of Britney Spears; You see my problem is this / I’m dreaming away Wishing that heroes, they truly exist / I cry, watching the days Can’t you see I’m a fool in so many ways But to lose all my senses / That is just so typically me Baby, oh Well, that and I got rather too carried away with the fun of blogging, and let drift my favourite section of… View Post

10 reasons YOU should Blog (and why I love …

10 reasons YOU should Blog (and why I love mine)

Anyone will tell you that I am the blog world’s biggest cheerleader. As an expat living on the other side of the world to her established friends (and long-suffering family), blogging gave me the impetus to get out of a work>home>work rut and continues to inspire mischief long after the honeymoon period of a new hobby wore off. Sitting behind a computer kinda changed me. Far from retreating into myself and the unique loneliness that… View Post

Lessons I have learned over 1,000 blog posts

Lessons I have learned over 1,000 blog posts

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