I really enjoyed having a wishlist for the year last year, so I’ve decided to do another for 2017! Firstly it’s fun to think of all the things I really want to do. Secondly, although (as last year proved), it often ends up hard to manage it all, it’s the first place I go to when I just can’t think of what to do. Hopefully, what I’ve shared in this post will give you a little bit of inspiration for your…

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It’s that time of year when everyone looks back at the year that was, the highs and the lows, the happiness and the heart break. I fully believe it’s a good time to congratulate yourself on any achievements (big or small), to try to let go of things that didn’t work out or to leave behind a piece of any sadness. It’s hard not to start a post on 2016 without referring to the fact that on a world…

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‘Twas the weekend before Christmas and everything felt strangely calm. For the first time ever I had done all my present shopping and even wrapped most of them too, leaving a whole Sunday to find more of that festive feeling. I’d organised a last-minute catch up with Vanessa after realising we were both free to snap our way around London, which when added to the evening tickets I had for Carols by Candlelight at the…

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What does feeling festive mean to you? For me, it’s being cosy whether in a coat, cosy scarf and bobble hat or snuggled up inside wearing a comfy jumper; twinkling Christmas lights; mulled wine and mince pies; merry songs; and Christmas films with a tub of chocolate. All enjoyed with family or good friends laughing and wearing big smiles. In a capital city like London that festive feeling can be easy to find but you often…

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We were only in Iceland for three full days but we packed in as much of the island as possible. There’s so much you can do from Reykjavik, it was hard to decide what to choose but easy to fill our time. The main filter for everything on offer was probably the budget, money quickly adds up there and not wanting to go overboard I tried to find a balance. We had so much fun…

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