Do you find yourself in a state of serious FOMO at missing out on the biggest festival in the world this weekend? If so, I have some suggestions of what to watch to see you through. Hole yourself up in your bedroom or on the sofa, leave your phone logged out of socials and get stuck in to these bingeworthy…

lavender-fields

Flowers are having a bit of a moment with botanical arrangements adorning shop fronts and interiors, and flower fields becoming a popular attraction across the UK. Worcester’s Confetti Flower Fields are but one of a few flower fields available to the public in England – but you’ll have to be quick, they’re only open for two weeks during Summer!  [This original post was…

When I was a child I was made to think that with every year that passed individual birthdays would pale into insignificance until only the “big ones” were celebrated. The thought of waiting nine years between my 21st and my 30th birthdays to put on an inflatable crown and eat cake for breakfast, lunch and dinner felt unfathomable. When my…

Emergency Contacts To Take On Your Trip

It’s better to be safe than sorry, so to ensure every eventuality is covered use this list to make a note of the emergency contacts you might need. Take them with you, and store them in your phone. 1. Consulate / Embassy Note down the address, email, contact number and opening times. Some websites even details what to do in…

Two weeks ago Sunday we took a one-day trip to North Devon. The two small villages Lynton and Lynmouth were our coastal destinations, located within the Exmoor National Park. I'd seen a lot of pictures about the charming villages and the breathtaking coastal path which was enough reason for me to put them on my travel bucket list for this…

Do you ever feel like you have watched everything that is on YouTube, you are not in the mood for the 27th re-run of your TV show on Netflix and you don’t have quite enough time to sit down with a book? I recently discovered that, in this scenario, podcasts are a really good alternative. I was admittedly a bit…

Queenie is a 25 year old woman of British Jamaican background, who works for a newspaper in London and is on a break from her boyfriend of three years, Tom. It's fairly obvious to the reader that Tom doesn't want Queenie back, but she can't accept this and she's finding it hard to move on; the novel occasionally flits back…

Spice Girls isn’t a band, it’s a movement. And that could certainly be said for the thousands of women stood in torrential rain belting 90s classics. I had the pleasure of seeing the Spice Girls at Ashton Gate Stadium, and this is an account of my experience. Born in 1991, I was raised on Zig ah Zig Ahs but the…

Bottomless brunches in Bristol

Like Ying and Yang, peaches and cream and bread and butter, bottomless and brunch is most definitely one of the best combinations out there! Whether you’re feeling a traditional brunch, or something a bit different, Bristol has plenty of bottomless brunches to offer. If like me there’s nothing you enjoy more on the weekend than good food, a nice drink…

Professional photographer Manon was a guest speaker at House 21's Blogging Workshop & Brunch in Cardiff in March where she treated all the brunchers to an insight into what she does as a photographer to ensure her picture pop. Here are her go-to starting points to help you amplify your blog photos for that professional, sharp style:   Always use…