The four weeks of February flew by in the blink of an eye. It was inevitable after a low-key month. When you’ve spent weeks counting pennies, crawling through to pay-day, you want a month of nice things to look forward to and I found myself with plenty of plans in the diary. Most of them took me out of town at the weekends, but when you live in a city like London there’s always something that catches your eye. Here are…

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We’re half way through February and January seems like a dim and distant memory. I don’t know about you but it’s easy to say the month was a challenge, finances were tight, work was crazy and the clouds kept the sun and blue skies hidden from view. I contemplated skipping the month’s snapshots with sadly so few taken, but in the interests of moving on and looking forward to the (hopefully) kinder months of the year I changed my mind. So here goes!…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR’S EVE!! It’s the last day of 2013 and it’s time to congratulate ourselves on reaching the end of another year in the city. Pat yourself on the back for all of the things you’ve achieved and whilst the batteries are charged after a (hopefully) restful Christmas put your thoughts to the year ahead. “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.” Before I delve into…

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For me, November is the month where I try to get my head around the thought of the winter months ahead, shorter daylight hours and chilly temperatures. I dig out the winter wardrobe, pile on a few extra layers and tuck into my favourite warming meals (roast dinners and shepherds pie, yes please!). At the same time I cling on to those final autumnal moments and enjoy the city before winter takes its hold. As…

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Autumn often feels like the fleeting season of the year. For just a few weeks golden leaves decorate the trees, crunchy leaves scatter across pavements, and warming scents of the season fill the air. Before you know it November is here and the trees are already beginning to look quite bare. As we brace ourselves for cooler temperatures I’m reminding myself of one of the prettiest seasons of the year and all the places and…

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