4 Things I’m Giving Up in 2017

Real talk, I don’t normally write this sort of thing here. This goes down on pieces of paper, journals, notes on my phone.

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Welcoming 2017

2016 feels like a year of loss. But I don’t want to think about it in that way.

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Tis’ the Season to Give

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and I have been fa-la-la-la-la-ing my way through the festivities. A lot of the focus at the end of the year is on giving. Cards, gifts, food, drink, merriness. Every year the trees gets taller and the number of presents underneath grows.

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The Christmas Jumper Edit

Christmas songs are playing in department stores, and you don’t feel mad about it. You walked by a Christmas market on your way home, and wished you had time for a look around. You know what time it is?

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Christmas at Home

It’s December and that means only one thing – my favourite month of the year.

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Cucina Veronese

In fair Verona, where we lay our scene… the food is hearty and the wine is good. I spent a year living in this idyllic city, in the Veneto region of Italy (North-East), and truth be told, I ate my way through Verona during my time there.

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Wanderlisting: 3 Autumn City Breaks

A couple of months ago I wrote what I called a ‘wanderlist’, as summer was coming to an end and I was desperate (obviously) to make it last just a little bit longer. With the ending of one season and the start of a new one, nothing changes here. So I’m still scrolling through Instagram […]

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Window shopping in Milan

Before I left Italy in September, I made the quick trip from Alessandria to Milan for a day of (mainly) window shopping. I’d never visited before and as soon as I walked down to the undergroundย I felt right at home.

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BBQ Brunch at Hotbox

There’s just something so good about delaying breakfast (or eating both ha) and indulging in a seriously over-the-top brunch way closer to lunchtime, whilst sipping on prosecco…ย 

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The Handmade Fair, Hampton Court

It’s no secret that I love poring over house decor and so spend inappropriate amounts of time on Pinterest doing exactly that. A couple of weeks ago, I visited The Handmade Fair, it’s on at Hampton Court every year and the tents fill up with local and not-so-local handmade and craft businesses.

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