As I write, it’s snowing outside and it’s very cold inside. I’ve wacked the fire on in my living room, made a cup of tea and wrapped myself up in a blanket ready to do some work. I’m pretty happy with my set up in here because I’ve spent a long time making it super…… Continue reading Let’s get cosy!
So you’re trying to healthy and you’re doing dry January? How’s that going for you one week in? Don’t worry if you’re struggling because I’ve got two things that might help you out: I am not doing dry-January (I don’t drink that much anyway) but I was introduced to it at Christmas and if you…… Continue reading Two treats to get you through January
Last year I thought I had come up with the ultimate New Year’s Resolution: “Just say yes”. It definitely helped me start off the year more positively. In the past I’ve made resolutions that we all know are going to fail: eat less; excersise more; give up chocolate; give up alcohol; give up sugar; be…… Continue reading New Year, new what?
I’m a big believer of walking to clear your mind. Not long hikes, just 30 minute a day walks to focus on yourself. I lived in London for almost two years, and was just a short distance away from a small park. Whilst I didn’t walk everyday, especially in the winter as it was too…… Continue reading Autumn/Winter Walks
Advent has officially begun and whilst a lot of the focus is on Advent calendars, you can’t forget about Advent candles. I always had one as a child but because I don’t own a candle holder I haven’t bought one for a few years. This year though, I saw an Instagram of someone’s Advent candle…… Continue reading Jazzing up your Advent Candle
Halloween is a strange time of year for me. On the one hand, I love the dressing up, the pumpkin carving, the parties and change to be creative. On the other hand, I’m a Christian, which means I’m not wholly comfortable celebrating death, darkness and fear. I’m also not a huge fan of trick or…… Continue reading Halloween Baking with Kids
My enjoyment of Naples was entirely down to the hostel host Giovanni. I had read the rave reviews of his hostel but I assumed there must be a catch. What I’ve noticed from hostels is that their good ratings are down to one great aspect. If it’s in a top location, this pushes the reviews up…… Continue reading Naples, Italy