Seasonal Mood

It’s officially autumn! After such a surprisingly hot UK summer, this is a hard pill for me to swallow. I am one of those people who is affected by the weather. The shorter days at this time of year mean that my mood and motivation need a little nudge in autumn, and a full on…

Don’t Ask, Don’t Get

Let me tell you a story. On one of my Dad’s weekend visits to stay with me in London, I took him around Shoreditch for the day. It’s cool, edgy and has lots of great pop-ups. We popped into Spitalfields Market, and after a good browse around, hunger set in. Dad settled on Poppie’s Fish…

Fashion: The Impractical and the Uncomfortable

The things we endure for fashion eh. We will often accept impracticality and discomfort, as long as we look good. ‘Like what?’ you say. These are the ones that spring to my mind right now. Distressed jeans Is it just me or do you also get your toes trapped in the holes when trying to…

Go… See… Enjoy

As much as I am a planner, I don’t like everything to be super planned down to the last detail. When it comes to work or arranging something big involving a large group, sure, the devil is most certainly in the detail. But for me arranging something like a small holiday, once I’ve booked flights…

Five Things You Shouldn’t Worry About

I’ve been thinking recently about some of the things I’ve known people to deliberate over at length, things that just do not warrant their deliberation. I’m not being judgy I promise, I think I’m just at the stage of life where I just think, why though? Let’s just dive right in. 1. You don’t have…

Pride

Look how easily we show our pride for other’s achievements. Now, we (England) made it to the world cup semi finals. All levels of pride there, shouting at the tv screen, cheering with strangers. Pure camaraderie even when we didn’t win. For the Wimbledon winners, a bit more civilised cheering and applause. Good game, good…

What Is Holding You Back?

Many of us want to go on to do greater things and often hold off going for it. Professionally, that may be a promotion or change of career. Or progressing our creative talents such as singing, dancing, writing or art. Even things in our personal lives like changing where we live or how we live….

Why Risk It?

I am always surprised at the risks I see people taking when commuting in London. Everyone is either in a rush to get to work or to get home, (me included), but I value my life! Let me give you an idea of what I am talking about. Running on to trains when the doors…