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Tips on Slow-living at Christmas
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Tips on Slow-living at Christmas

Christmas is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year… but sometimes it isn’t. Money worries and an over-packed social schedule can easily make this loving, festive time seem stressful, producing unrealistic expectations and panic. But ultimately…

Women Who Inspire Me
Feminism Lifestyle

Women Who Inspire Me #2: Sylvia Plath

The first installation in my “Women who Inspire Me” series, Joan Didion was also a writer. If you’d like to catch up on that first post, you can find it here. So today, somewhat thematically, I’m going to stick…

me in blanket
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A Christmas Homeware Gift List

Maybe it’s my inner granny, but buying home things is one of my favourite things to indulge in. In particular, all things hygge, like delicious candles and thick cosy blankets.  In terms of internet trends, the world may have…

Lifestyle

Seasonal Eating in December

Happy December 1st everyone! Honestly, where did November go? Or even more so- where did the Autumn go? I felt like it was just Halloween a blink ago and Christmas is rolling on so quickly! But now that we’ve…

sitting on joules dfs sofa
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At DFS for the Joules & DFS Collaboration Sneak Peek

The weekend before last, I had the very exciting opportunity to travel down to Sam’s old university stomping grounds near Nottingham to visit the DFS workshop. I had been invited there in honour of the Joules & DFS collaboration…

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ABCs of Winter

It’s that time of year! You can see my past ABCs of winter here: 2016, 2015, 2014, and 2013. Last winter we had our honeymoon in Thailand to look forward to, so I’d be lying if I didn’t say…

girl in pink tights and a green dress holding a yellow leaf
Lifestyle

Happy Thanksgiving!

I just wanted to pop in a quick post today to wish all my American readers, friends and family a very happy Thanksgiving.  This is my 8th Thanksgiving in England and I can’t quite believe that!  There are so…

Women Who Inspire Me
Feminism Lifestyle

Women Who Inspire Me #1: Joan Didion

This is a new blog series that I’m going to be undertaking. And the title is fairly self-explanatory: women who inspire me. My best friend mentioned that she thought it would be a fascinating and somewhat useful read to…