It’s the first week of May and yes I am planning my summer activities (I’ve also had a sudden thirst for Pimms and a hunger for BBQs.) But I wouldn’t be British if I wasn’t obsessing over the weather and daydreaming about what I’m going to be doing when the days warm up. I also don’t think I’m alone if the seasonal isle in Sainsbury’s and the launch of M&S’ picnic and BBQ range is anything…

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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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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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Can you believe it’s December in a few days and Christmas in less than a month?! The festive season has certainly been building in London over the last few weeks, but I always find that the first day of December arrives with a bit of a bang. There’s a sudden urgency on buying presents and the diary immediately looks chaotic.  I’m left wondering when I might be able to get enough sleep between mulled wine, mince pies,…

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This week I reached my 6th anniversary since moving to London. I thought these fornightly posts came around quickly but SIX YEARS, they really have flown by. As each year comes around I can’t quite believe how things have changed since the weekend my dad drove me down from Birmingham (somewhat terrified by London drivers) with a van full of my stuff, and all the things I’ve experienced since then. The friends I’ve made, the…

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