When I was at Uni, I had visions of graduating and setting up a glamorous life in London. I was convinced that moving back into my parents house would be just a brief set up, before landing my dream job in the Capital, moving into a house share with some cool people and living the … Continue reading To London or not to London
I've always had a desire to see the world, I think this was probably inspired by a stint living in India as a child, however it wasn't really until recently that I realised quite how much I want to explore. There have been many occasions when I have considered dropping everything and booking a one … Continue reading WARNING: The Travel Bug is Contagious
Job hunting - the struggle really is real! There are few people who actually enjoy the process of seeking a new job and if you're one of these sadistic people who does, please enlighten me as to why! With it comes stress, rejection, hard work and competition, just to name a few factors and it most … Continue reading The Real Struggles of Job Hunting
Vibrant, colourful, chaotic, energetic, fragrant (not always pleasant...in fact more often unpleasant), crowded, dirty, beautiful, bustling, historic...Just a handful of words I could use to describe the vast, diverse and truly unique nation that is India. Having lived in India as a child, I wasn't entering the country blind, however upon arrival I realised the … Continue reading Eternal India
Don't ever underestimate the therapeutic power of dogs! I'm aware that not everyone likes the four legged balls of fluff, but there's nothing quite like my fur baby to put a smile on my face when I'm feeling a bit low. Not only are dogs adorable and do they provide you with unconditional love … Continue reading The Power of Pups
Happy Valentine's Day all! Love it or hate it, it's gonna be pretty difficult to avoid it today, so you may as well embrace it! I've never been one to go mad for the occasion. After all, it was simply invented by marketers to get a bit more money out of us poor sods. This … Continue reading Happy Chocolate and Flowers Day
Hello, me again! Back with another film love in, because apparently I go to the cinema too much! But hey, that's what cold winter evenings are for eh? And who doesn't love getting stuck into a tub of popcorn?! This time it's all about Hacksaw Ridge - Another incredible true story and another fantastic Oscar worthy … Continue reading Hacksaw Ridge – One Hell of an Emotional Rollercoaster!
If you haven't been to see Lion yet, please do! I'm still absolutely gobsmacked that it's based on a true story and it's definitely not one to miss. The little boy who plays Saroo is literally so cute you'll want to adopt him yourself and if Dev Patel doesn't get the Oscar for Supporting Actor, … Continue reading Lion – What a Film!
Ever have to step back and take a good look at yourself, because it's not entirely out of the question that you may have completely lost your marbles? Well I've had that moment today. With India all booked for just over 5 weeks time, the worst thing that I could possibly do is lose my passport, right....? … Continue reading Losing My Marbles
I like to think of myself as quite a committed gym-goer. With the exception of a few weeks in the year (holidays, Christmas, general couch potato phases), I'm generally pretty motivated. That is until January comes around. Suddenly the classes that I've attended week in week out for the last two years are fully booked … Continue reading Gym in Jan