Packing List & Guide

NOTE: This post has been revised at approximately 10 weeks into the trip to correctly show what is now in my backpack. On 3rd December 2017 I booked a flight to Beijing to embark upon a travelling adventure. Tomorrow is the day I finally get on that flight! For more details on how the trip has … Continue reading Packing List & Guide

So Many Books, So Little Time

At the start of the year I set myself a Goodreads challenge to read 24 books in 2018. I've made good progress, polished off 14 wonderous reads so far, but having left my job last week to go travelling I can finally start indulging in my long long list of books that I want to … Continue reading So Many Books, So Little Time

Top 10 Tips to Save Water This Summer

We've been having some great weather in the UK over the past few months (definitely not complaining!), however the lack of rainfall is putting pressure on our water supplies. This morning, while walking Barney, I noticed just how low the water levels are at Severn Trent's Staunton Harold Reservoir as well as how dry and … Continue reading Top 10 Tips to Save Water This Summer

Brilliant Brighton

"Fantastic expectations, amazing revelations." Ian Brown's F.E.A.R lyrics (featured on the road-trip playlist en-route to Brighton on Thursday morning) brilliantly sum-up my 48 hours in the beautiful city. Fantastic expectations - Months ago I booked a cool Airbnb (check out the decor!) right next to The Level park in Brighton as a celebration for Rob finishing … Continue reading Brilliant Brighton

Taking a break. Getting a balance.

Dear Readers, It's been a full week since my last post, and it will be even longer till my next... I am taking a break from blogging. I do love blogging, I really do. But at the moment I'm struggling to get the right balance. And in all honesty it's been messing with my head! … Continue reading Taking a break. Getting a balance.

Lush Colour Supplement

99% of the year I use make-up that is the palest shade. However sometimes, on those very odd occasions when my skin meets sunshine, I need something a little darker. But because it's only a small portion of the year that I need a darker shade I begrudge buying a new product. This is where … Continue reading Lush Colour Supplement

Music Festival Essentials

Right now I'm so excited! Tomorrow I'm off to Truck Festival in Oxfordshire. I really just can't wait to get there, put the tent up and crack open a can. Aside from the general festival atmosphere and discovering new bands, I'm really looking forward to... Libertines - even though I've seen them so many times before, nothing beats … Continue reading Music Festival Essentials