• 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 …

  • My 40 tasks and a life update
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    My 40 tasks and a life update

    Easter Sunday has flown by in a flurry of creme eggs and lie ins, and I’ve now had the chance to review my list of ‘40 days for 40 days‘ that I committed to back at the beginning of March. …

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    Watching, reading and listening (April 2019)
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    Watching, reading and listening (April 2019)

    I’ve had a bit more spare time on my hands than usual so I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve been eagerly consuming over the last few weeks – as usual it is mostly podcasts and Netflix; podcasts…

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    Review: Rocky Horror Show at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
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    Review: Rocky Horror Show at Mayflower Theatre, …

    As the floor of the dress circle bows underneath the enthusiastic Timewarping going on around me, a man in one of the Boxes bops away in only a pair of gold hot-pants, and Duncan James parades around the stage in…

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    Victorious Festival 2019
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    Victorious Festival 2019

    Of all of the festivals that I’ve been to over the years, I can’t deny that Victorious Festival will always have a special place in my heart.  Whilst so many festivals end up taking over a dull expanse of grass…

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    40 days and 40 tasks
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    40 days and 40 tasks

    Every year, for the period of Lent, a group of us at work usually follow the tradition and give something up – providing support to each other as we struggle on without biscuits/cake/chocolate etc.  I’ve seen criticism of people who…

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