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4 things I’m allowing myself to do

4 things I’m allowing myself to do

I always start off the New Year with the best of intentions. Because while it’s an arbitary date and all that, it still feels like a blank slate. Everything seems more possible, opportunities seem closer to reach and somehow I seem more capable of grabbing […]

Skincare saviours

Skincare saviours

I’ve seen a flurry of skincare-related posts over the last week or so – I think there’s just something about the New Year that has just all thinking about how we’re treating our skin. And I’ve got to say, after weeks of too much chocolate, […]

My new favourite coat

My new favourite coat

Let me just set the record straight – I am NOT an impulse shopper. Before I buy something, I’m guilty of reading every review under the sun, checking multiple websites and deliberating for days on end before I actually fork up the big bucks. All […]

Salzburg

Salzburg

Happy New Year, everyone! I’m going to join the rest of the world by saying that I cannot believe it is 2018 already. I don’t know where last year went, but I’m excited about what this one has in store. I’m probably going to do […]

Carry-on essentials

Carry-on essentials

I hope you had a great Christmas! I’m off to Austria tomorrow for a week long holiday, so I thought it would be a good idea to show you what I’m taking with me on my carry-on bag. I know it’s not the most original […]

This is Percy

This is Percy

Since this is a new blog and you probably don’t know much about me, I think it’s the right time to introduce you to Percy, our beautiful black cat. He’s almost two years old, and my husband and I adopted him from BARKS, an animal […]

Banana and chocolate oatmeal

Banana and chocolate oatmeal

Your daily porridge gets a shot of sugar and spice Happy almost Christmas, everyone! Yesterday was my last day at work for the next two and a half weeks so I’m in an exceptionally good mood. I thought I’d treat myself to my favourite porridge […]

4 lipsticks for Christmas

4 lipsticks for Christmas

It’s the holiday season, and along with it come holiday parties. Maybe you’re thinking of doing a red lip, but which red? Deep or bright? Glossy or matt? Warm or cool? Sometimes too much choice is almost a problem. Almost. I’ve gone through my lipstick […]

A Christmassy night in Oxford

A Christmassy night in Oxford

Yes, I know what you’re thinking. Kicking off my ‘Travel’ category with photos of the city I live in isn’t the brightest idea. But please bear with me! I’ve lived in Oxford for about four years and worked here for six years, but this place […]

Chickpea, spinach and feta soup

Chickpea, spinach and feta soup

A healthy, warming soup that’s easy to make and packed with a big dose of delicious veg   I’ve always loved chickpeas. In fact, I’ll probably mention the word chickpea within the first fifteen minutes of a conversation with you. It’s just such a versatile […]