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The moment you realise just how middle class you are

IF MY LIFE WERE A NOVEL: It was the third time that month that I found myself pacing up and down that same aisle, my eyes darting haphazardly over the shelves and my fists clenched into small, suffocated balls. ‘Where is it?!!!’ As I hit the end of the row, I let out a long… Continue reading The moment you realise just how middle class you are

Lifestyle · Travel

I have never looked as hot as I did in Miami

I am ashamed to say that I spent 5 days in Miami and I did not once listen to Will Smith. I don’t know what is wrong with me. It is like I have forgotten my former self. What I did do, however, was attain 36 mosquito bites within 30 minutes of the first interview… Continue reading I have never looked as hot as I did in Miami

Food & Drink · Travel

Top Tips for Eating Healthy on Holiday

You’re on holiday for god’s sake. EAT SOME CHIPS. I truly believe that gluten intolerance does not exist in most of Europe. Every meal starts with bread, then is served with bread and ends with bread and cheese. Side dishes are a beige parade of potatoes, rice and chips (I got served all three one… Continue reading Top Tips for Eating Healthy on Holiday

Food & Drink · Travel

York Gin Festival Review & Some Fit Pancakes

There are few moments in life where two words go together as succinctly as ‘Gin Festival’ (close second is ‘free buffet’). On hearing them spout from the mouth of my ol’ uni chum Sophie, I signed myself up on the spot. I imagined gin fountains, musicians playing jaunty tunes on pipes fashioned from bottles of… Continue reading York Gin Festival Review & Some Fit Pancakes

Food · Lifestyle

Nothing has ever turned me on more

Somebody just posted this video on facebook and I literally cannot cope. I am ACTUALLY SALIVATING. I’m making noises that could not be published in an Enid Blyton novel. I am thinking about how if I sellotaped my toaster upside down to my lamp stand that maybe I could recreate this vision that has ascended… Continue reading Nothing has ever turned me on more

Food & Drink · Travel

2014, A Busy Year in Travel But Where Next?

2014 was a good year for travel. So good that it’s got me feeling haggard with a lack of holidaying. Every evening I find myself on airbnb scouring for a designer apartment in Milan, a cabana in Thailand, a caravan in Skeggy (anything!). I’m going to cheat a little and count my two holidays at… Continue reading 2014, A Busy Year in Travel But Where Next?

Food & Drink · Wellbeing

Here it is again… January ‘New Year, New You’ Healthy Eating Plan & The Results

January. The sacred month of devout healthiness. The holy trinity of truly believing that this year, you can do it! You will tone up, you will complete your first proper push up (the dream) and you will laugh in the face of Kebab King on your meander home from a white-spirits-and-soda-water-only night out (most unrealistic sentence… Continue reading Here it is again… January ‘New Year, New You’ Healthy Eating Plan & The Results