4 Podcasts To Download Before A Long Flight

Today is our last day in New York, and before we can get home, there’s the issue of the looooong flight back.  I’m not a bad flyer, and I’m actually glad to be able to switch off from the world for 8 hours and catch up on books, podcasts, and hopefully a good amount of…

Tower Bridge at night London

Restaurant Review: Blueprint Cafe, London

Situated on top of the Design Museum, and with incredible views of Tower Bridge and London’s skyline, the Blueprint Cafe is the perfect setting for a special date night. We visited the restaurant over the summer when we were staying in London, and (spoiler alert) would definitely recommend it. Let’s start with the setting. The…

What to do in Dublin

Travel Guide: What to do in Dublin

Ireland is somewhere I’ve been longing to go since I watched the likes of PS I Love You and Leap Year. The romance might have been why I started watching those films, but the scenery is why I stayed. Ireland, you beaut. So, you can imagine how excited I was when a few days before…

Nib and Ink book for calligraphy practice

October Favourites & Catch Up

It’s been a while since I last posted on this blog. I’ve been experimenting with other blogs and YouTube, as well as working on new skills like photography and calligraphy, and all that has meant other things have had to take a back seat for a while. Still, it’s nice to be here once more, and…

London skyline

My Week in Five

It’s a beautiful Saturday afternoon and I’m having a relaxing day before seeing friends tonight and cooking for my family tomorrow. Here are five things that made my week:   1. Spending a long weekend in London playing tourist. We stayed near Canary Wharf, visited the Muhammad Ali exhibition at the O2, and rode around…

TV Shows: What I’ve been watching

Recently, we’ve managed to get through quite a few TV shows that seem to have been on our ‘To Watch’ list forever. I’m trying to work out why this is, and I think it’s a combination of the awful weather we’ve been having at weekends that’s kept us indoors, and the fact that most of…

Why I’ll never get a henna again

While I love the idea of getting a tattoo, sadly I’m too much of a wuss to go through with it. So when I went on holiday to Morocco last year and saw a chance to get a henna, I was happy. The look of a tattoo without the permanence. What could go wrong? Well,…