I had the sweetest encounter with a woman recently. It was a brief and fleeting moment where we crossed paths - she has been on my mind ever since.
Not to sound too dramatic here, but I had an epiphany last week. I was lying in bed on Wednesday night, drained and exhausted after an extremely long day trying to be the ‘best version’ of myself. As I lay there thinking, I realised something – when you try too hard, things don’t generally work … Continue reading Stop Trying So Hard!
Happy New Year everyone! It has been a while since I sat down to write and I must say that as I stare at this blank page now, ready for the first post of 2018, it feels good. I had a wonderful Christmas at my family home, my mum would put Rachel Allen to shame … Continue reading The Goal That Changed Everything
Over the past few weeks my mind keeps drifting around the topic of fear. I’ve spoken about fear on this blog before, mainly facing the fear of trying something new. However, when it comes to a deeper level of fear and the feeling of vulnerability, I haven't had to delve too deep in that realm. … Continue reading Turns out I’m not invincible!
Back in May, I floated an exciting idea past my other half. “How about I book a trip for us, but don’t tell you where we are going until we get to the airport?” I asked. This turned into a long and enthusiastic conversation about how it could work and how much fun it would … Continue reading I’m Kidnapping My Boyfriend Tomorrow.. Kind of!
2017 has been the year of admiring street art for me. I am constantly amazed at the level of beautiful and creative work on display across walls and surfaces everywhere I travel, as well as at home. From bold political statements to visiual colour bombs, there is something very captivating about a well-executed piece of … Continue reading The Street Art of 2017
Despite the current Ryanair drama, I know lots of people are still looking forward to winter trips over the next couple of months. I have three more to go before I reach my 2017 goal of flying once a month, and I can't wait! I've picked up a few tricks along the way that have … Continue reading Part 2: Top 10 tips for flying
Last week myself and Brian jetted off to Köln (Cologne), in the west of Germany, for a couple of days. The main reason we chose there was because the flights were really good value for last minute, €100 return, and I do love Germany so it was win win. I like to think I’m familiar … Continue reading Köln; the jackpot of city breaks!
"No." "no..." "NO!" Such a teeny-tiny little word and yet many of us find it remarkably difficult to say it to each other. We say 'yes' to invites, people, places and ideas which deep down if we're brutally honest with ourselves, just don't make us happy. Can you imagine if there was a way to … Continue reading Thanks, but no thanks!