Mark Twain once said, “Write what you know.” Well after spending 22 of my 27 years on this planet as a single woman, one thing I definitely know about is rom-coms. As much as I have tried to dislike romantic comedies, I just can’t. Yes, rom-coms are often clichéd and always cheesy, but that’s part […]
I think we can all agree that this pandemic is a giant pain in the backside. COVID-19 has rudely disrupted everyone’s summer plans, from sunny holidays abroad to day drinking with friends in beer gardens. Now that pubs are opening up again and travel restrictions are easing, it’s true that you could book that trip […]
Many of us have been spending our days at home since the coronavirus hit the UK. Whether you’ve been working or on furlough these last few months, ‘the new normal’ has most likely taken some getting used to. There are certain things I miss about pre-pandemic work life, like laughing with the people in my office and the […]
Finally cafes and restaurants have been given permission to re-open to the public, hallelujah! And what better way to celebrate than with the best meal of the day? (Brunch, obviously.) The aptly named ‘brunch’ is a hybrid of ‘breakfast’ and ‘lunch’, usually enjoyed after the former and before the latter. It is a beautiful time of […]
I love to travel. Exploring new places, learning about the history and culture, and of course sampling all of the foreign junk food I can get my hands on – what’s not to love? So far I have visited 15 countries and I can’t wait to add to that number when this corona stuff is […]
Since gyms have closed, we have all had to get a little more creative with our exercise regimes. A lack of weight machines, treadmills and cross trainers has forced many of us to go back to basics in order to stay active. My biggest challenge when it comes to exercising without the gym is finding […]
Believe it or not, we are now three months into the corona virus pandemic in the UK. That’s three months of social distancing and working from home for many of us, and almost three months without our favourite pubs, cafes and restaurants. Since closing their doors at the end of March, food and drink businesses […]
I am going to make a bold statement here: caravan holidays are the best type of holiday. They are also disgracefully underrated. A beautiful hybrid of camping and resort holidays, a caravan stay has all the perks of camping (natural surroundings, budget-friendly, uninterrupted quality time) without any risky squat-and-pee situations when your bladder wakes you […]
My name’s Lucy and I am addicted to Etsy. OK now I’ve got that off my chest, let me explain to you why Etsy is my go to website for online shopping. It is a gold mine for unique, handmade and vintage items that are perfect for gift giving, especially if the sender and the […]
Thanks to some guy in Wuhan thinking a bat looked like a tasty snack, we have all been spending a lot more time at home recently. I bet at the start of this year the prospect of more quality time with your partner or housemate would have seemed like a fantastic idea – perhaps you […]
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