Readers, I've met someone. He's dark, handsome, fun, affectionate, likes going for long walks and loves snuggling with me on the sofa. Who is this mystery man you ask? Well, his name is Reuben and he's an eight-month-old miniature dachshund. 'Puppy' was the word scrawled across the top of my Christmas list every December since … Continue reading BorrowMyDoggy Review – How I became a puppy pal
When I started this blog, I didn't even own a camera. Instead, made one big investment. I bought an iPhone 7 Plus knowing it could produce great photos, without the hassle of carrying around heaps of expensive photography equipment. One year later, still no camera. I love using my iPhone for blogging as it means I … Continue reading Blogging with an iPhone: how I shoot and edit photos on my mobile
If you're visiting Britain's capital, you have to have an afternoon tea. It is the most quintessentially English thing you can do of an afternoon and London has so many amazing afternoon teas on offer. When you do you have afternoon tea? Historically, it's meant to be served around 4pm, to fill the gap between … Continue reading The Best Afternoon Teas in London
For years I've thought this whole mindfulness thing was a fad. I'd downloaded Headspace, I'd tried to clear my brain but nothing worked - I just couldn't meditate! But, while researching cryotherapy for this blog, I stumbled across floatation therapy, which involves lying in sensory deprivation tank filled with salt water, the latest 'wellness' trend. The … Continue reading Floatation Therapy – Are sensory deprivation tanks good for your mental health?
It's that time of the year again. It might feel like Christmas was only seconds ago but now February 14th is just weeks away... and that means V-DAY. Whether you like to splash out on heaps of presents and a fancy meal or have a more low-key celebration like cooking a romantic dinner at home, Valentine's … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Gift Guide – Presents for Him & Her
Berlin is one of my favourite European cities to visit in winter. Germany's capital, with its industrial architecture and historical buildings, has something for everyone. There's culture, with museums and galleries; shopping, with cute Christmas Markets; clubbing, with the infamous Berghain, and a huge variety of places to eat and sleep. Here's my guide to … Continue reading Travel Guide: Berlin, Germany – Where to eat, stay and visit on your trip
It's January, the worst month of the year for your bank balance. And, you're anything like me, you blew all of your money in December on Christmas gifts for others, Christmas treats for yourself, going out to festive parties and even going on one final winter break. Now you're broke, living off baked beans for the … Continue reading How to budget and save money with the 50:30:20 rule