• DIY Christmas Ideas

    It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of the festive period – I’…

  • Eat: Pho Vietnamese Food, Gunwharf Quays

    When it comes to eating out, although I love an indulgent spread (and often have …

  • Stay: A weekend in Somerset

    A few weekends back Liam and I hopped in the car (packed full of snacks, …

  • Autumn details

    For me, the joy of Autumn is found in the details.  The smooth shine of …

  • Loneliness and laziness and love
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    Loneliness and laziness and love

    I am stood over my sink eating a Reese’s Nut Bar and absent-mindedly watching the flakes of chocolate and peanuts tumble downward.  It’s 3pm on a Sunday, I’m tired and I have a vague hangover.  I’m shivering in the loose…

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    How to have a dry/drier January
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    How to have a dry/drier January

    If you’re anything like me, December flew by in a haze of cheeseboards, mulled wine, tubs of Celebrations and prosecco.  Because I got struck down with the flu, I will also add into that a large amount of Kleenex and…

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    Why I have life envy
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    Why I have life envy

    A long-ago ex-boyfriend shared a post on Facebook yesterday, stating how proud he was of his younger brother for some success he’d had in his career.  Of course I clicked on his brother’s profile, because despite having a house that…

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    Harbourside drinks at Southampton Harbour Hotel
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    Harbourside drinks at Southampton Harbour Hotel

    On Friday I had the pleasure of visiting the Southampton Harbour Hotel, a stunning harbourside hotel which sits on the harbour at Ocean Village in Southampton. The hotel really is a sight to behold – with a breathtaking ‘super-yacht’ inspired…

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    I was invited for a tour of the hotel with no obligation to post.

    2017 Gratitude List
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    2017 Gratitude List

    Well, well, well.  What a bloody year.  Literally – blood, sweat and tears went into getting through 2017 and I did it (well, nearly – this bout of cold and flu has me literally limping to the finish line).  And…

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