Lifestyle · Travel

Shanghai: Yet Another Insightful Travel Blog

If I was starting to get homesick after my trips to Miami and Mumbai, then let’s just say that I suddenly felt just fine as I entered The Langham in Shanghai. Omgizzle. It was incroyable. As you walk through the gilded doors (held open by men in a top hats), this luscious floral smell hits your senses.… Continue reading Shanghai: Yet Another Insightful Travel Blog

Lifestyle · Musings

Crumpets, Coleslaw & Chlamydia: My iPhone Notes Revisited

Have you ever taken a scroll down memory lane? Swiping from note to note, wondering what that 7 letter code from November 2013 meant? And why did you need a pair of pliers last Spring? And who on earth is ‘Stuart LazerZone’ and why do you have his number and what he wanted for dinner that… Continue reading Crumpets, Coleslaw & Chlamydia: My iPhone Notes Revisited

Beauty · Fashion

What to actually buy a girl: The birthday haul

Similar to Christmas, the expectation of presents has dwindled in the last few years so I was very (very!) pleasantly surprised to receive such a bounty of beautiful gifts for my birthday this year. Along with a spa break from the housemate, the following trinkets lead me to feeling very spoilt indeed. This is also… Continue reading What to actually buy a girl: The birthday haul

Musings

The One Finger Salute: The One Time It’s Okay

  Giving the finger, shooting the bird, flipping someone off, the one finger salute. No matter what you call it, I still hate it. I think there’s nothing more vulgar than the sight of a middle finger protruding forward, throbbing with the anger extended by its owner in a barbaric stance of independence. Yet, no… Continue reading The One Finger Salute: The One Time It’s Okay