Christmas at Home

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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 underground I felt right at home.

Read More

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… 

Read More

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.

Read More

14 things: Fresher’s Edition

Just started your first year at university? Obviously you’re super busy with all the deadlines and Otley Runs (big up Leeds uni) late night library sessions, so this is 14 short and sweet nuggets of advice to make the most of your first few months at uni. 

Read More

The Fresher Edit: University Essentials

September is here in full force, and with September, arrives the need for new stationary. This is the first in around 18 years I am not doing the back-to-school routine, but I’m still buying stationary (whoops).

Read More

Homesickness Doesn’t Mean You’re Not Happy

I remember very clearly the first time I understood how it felt to be homesick. I was sitting on my little single bed, in a rather empty, large and lofty room, in my new flat in Verona.

Read More

The Parent Trap: Moving Home!

One week from now, I will be moving back to London, a place I had always called home until around this time 4 years ago.

Read More