As I squeezed myself onto a crammed Northern Line this morning our Spring trip to Sark felt like it could have been part of my imagination. A fictional place from a book I’d been reading even. It’s hard to believe amidst the rush of city life, where personal space comes at a premium, that there’s somewhere in the world where there are no cars, few people and the only sounds you’ll hear are birds chirruping…

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Happy Good Fridayyyyy! Doesn’t it feel like such a treat to end the week away from work? It makes that Friday feeling a whole lot better. The mini holiday¬†seems to have crept up on me out of no where, largely due to the fact James and I booked our trip to the Channel Islands back in January and I didn’t think much more about it until this week. So, as I post this I’m sat…

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Even after James and I moved in together I never thought we’d really find the need to organise date nights. I guess I just assumed we’d spend more quality time together since we were going to share a little flat and we’d go out for dinner and do nice things as we always had. A year on, over half way into my 30th year with a 2016 full of weddings, hen dos, stag dos, 30ths,…

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British weather means that whilst spring is around the corner there’s always a high chance of grey skies and showers (the current weather being a good reminder!) When the winds howl and the rain patters down the window, I’m usually not all that motivated to leave the comforting warmth of my duvet and will use it as an excuse to spend the day lounging on the sofa watching old films (particularly retro 90s films¬†– does…

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The other week I realised that after writing my 2016 wishlist I had completely abandoned it in favour of the winter hibernation associated with January and February. The realisation gave me a sudden dose of determination that I would not let this fall by the way side, which is so easy once the optimistic new year fades with the comfort of day to day life. So I reminded myself later that day what was on…

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