Book Club: Amazing Authors – Lisa Genova

The first book I read by Lisa Genova was Still Alice. I decided to read the book BEFORE watching the film, although the photo of Julianne Moore plastered over ALL my books by Lisa suggests otherwise (does that really annoy anyone else? … or is it just me?! Jeeeeeze Hollywood.) Still Alice tells the story […]

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Michie’s Guest Post 3: Phnom Penh & Phu Quoc

The third in Michelle’s guest blog series on her trip to Vietnam and Cambodia. Read all about her time in Phnom Penh visiting the historical and harrowing Killing Fields and S-21 prison, and her long (but totally worth it!) journey to Phu Qoc.

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The little things: Spring has Sprung! (…finally!)

One of the best things about living in England is the seasons. I feel like wheneverย we step into a new one, everyone gets so excited! (myself included). We’ve had the odd day that has felt like spring, only for temperatures to plummet again! This last week, however, has been absolutely glorious! More sunshine, lighter evenings […]

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The Little Things: Wrapped-Up Winter Walks

One of my absolute favourite things to do in the winter is to wrap up warm and go out for a walk.ย Getting half an hour of fresh air is the best way for me to clear my mind… plus, curling up with aย hot cup of cocoa after being out in the cold is one of […]

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Wedding Chat: Magazines & Make-up Testing

Recently, Aled and I got engaged in Venice. I’m one of those people who loves to plan, so as soon as we got back to England I went out and bought a TONNE of wedding magazines. And yes, I started a mood board folder. And yes, my single private Pinterest board multiplied into categorised online […]

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My favourite blogs right now (Travel & Lifestyle)

Okay… I’m going to hold my hands up and say I’m a little bit sporadic when it comes to posting on my blog. To be honest, it’s more of a case of um-ing and ah-ing about taking a tentative step outside of the travel bubble during the months when life is busy, or money is […]

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Spending A Wintery Day in the Lake District

For a little getaway between Christmas and the New Year, we popped up to the Lake District for some fresh country air. We stayed in a lovely little Inn just outside of the national park, called The Inn at Brough, and spent a beautiful wintery day driving around the lakes from Ullswater, to Derwentwater, to […]

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Happy Halloween! (Now can we get excited for Christmas?!)

Happy Halloween! When I was little, we didn’t really make a huge deal out of Halloween (other than watching Hocus Pocus – one of my favourite films of all time), but thanks to my American brother-in-law it’s now an annual event for our family. We get together, carve pumpkins, and my sister makes us a […]

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