As the rain drizzles outside and hits noisily against the conservatory roof, it seems only appropriate that I write a blog post about my absolutely dreamy weekend away to Amsterdam. It was definitely a trip that I had been looking forward to ever since we booked it three months ago, and it definitely lived up… Continue reading A Trip to Amsterdam
I could regard today as a complete write off. I have been thinking a lot about productivity recently - what can be regarded as 'good' productivity, how to be the most productive, what stops me being productive. I think I have started over thinking about productivity so much that I have probably stopped being productive.… Continue reading Taking a ‘Me’ Day
I have a complicated relationship with romance books. I both love them and hate them, and sometimes love to hate them (and hate to love them). I do love the optimism, the positivity, and the guaranteed happy ending of the romance genre, but I often find that the sole focus on love grates on me… Continue reading Review: The House of Hopes and Dreams by Trisha Ashley.
I have to say, when it comes to baking sweet treats and I know I need to impress, I will always go for my brownies because I know they are fantastic. They are light. They are gooey. They are full of flavour. And they are always a crowd pleaser. With so much chocolate in the… Continue reading The BEST Brownies Recipe (I might be biased)
One thing I'm starting to realise that is being continually pushed to the side in my working life is my wellbeing. It's something that is continually brought up in training - Are you looking after you wellbeing? Have you considered your wellbeing? What are you doing to look after your wellbeing? - but it's also something… Continue reading My Wellbeing Wish list
Another day, another book review. This is a book that has been on my TBR for quite some time. I remember seeing it advertised on Instagram before it came out and being instantly hooked. Whilst in the midst of Christmas present shopping, I found it in the back of my local bookshop on the reduced… Continue reading One of Us is Lying
There's nothing quite like starting a new year with a fantastic read and, for that reason, for my first post of the year it seemed appropriate to review this wonderful book. This little beauty has been sat on my bookshelves for quite some time and, when I came home for the holidays, I found myself… Continue reading The Dressmaker of Dachau