• The Band at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

    As I take my seat in the dress circle of the beautiful Mayflower Theatre in …

  • One day in Edinburgh

    Last weekend I visited Edinburgh with my brother, for a fleeting one night stay that …

  • Overcoming food shaming

    I recently joined a Facebook group intended for other women who are following the same …

  • My travel plans for 2019

    Not only is the new year the perfect time for making travel plans – but after …

  • Moving house and planning a garden
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    Moving house and planning a garden

    It’s July now, my lease is up in October and frankly I can’t wait to get out of the city.  It was right to move here last year when I was dreaming of cocktails on roof terraces, walking to work…

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    Sacking off my 2018 resolutions
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    Sacking off my 2018 resolutions

    It is now halfway through the year – and the resolutions made whilst enduring hours of darkness and incessant rain now sit awkwardly out of place in the midst of a hot, sticky heatwave.  Every year I am over-ambitious, forgetting…

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    Saving the planet with an Octopus
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    Saving the planet with an Octopus

    One of the blog posts that I really enjoyed writing recently was when I shared which talked about the changes I’d made in order to be kinder to the planet and save money at home.  Since I wrote this post…

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    Am I going to be single forever
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    Am I going to be single forever

    I have typed out the above sentence as part of various Whatsapp-based whinges that my friends have been lucky enough to receive recently.  “Honestly guys, am I destined to be alone forever surrounded by dogs, pizza boxes and watching Countryfile…

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    Dine at mine with room2 Hometel Southampton
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    Dine at mine with room2 Hometel Southampton

    On Wednesday evening I was lucky enough to be invited to an event at the new room2 hometel in Southampton (it’s like a hotel but all of the rooms have kitchens and some have multiple bedrooms!) to join in on the…

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