Lifestyle

Following my personal and professional life as a twenty-something muddling her way through life post-university.

what to pack for the ultimate staycation in lockdown

What to pack for a 12 week staycation

10th April 2020

It’s adios to holidays abroad and outside of your home in 2020 and the emergence of the ultimate staycation – 12 weeks inside your own home. It’s a staycation for the nation. We’re all getting away for the Easter weekend to our homes, catching rays on our daily walk, in the garden or getting creative […]

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30 things to be grateful for.

26th March 2020

The world is a bit scary and overwhelming due to the pandemic and being in lockdown so it’s good to focus on the small things that you’re grateful for as I’m sure that there are many. I am working from home for the foreseeable future, but I have a space to work from, a job […]

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What the fork?

20th March 2020

I was going to do a Friday feeling post, but what the fork is going on? It doesn’t feel like a Friday, it feels like a long Wednesday at this point, especially if you wfh. I’m not the first to say it, but in true The Good Place style I’m asking you, what the fork […]

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10 ways to improve working from home

19th March 2020

For the forseeable future, most of us will be working from home day in day out without the release of a mini-getaway or splash of sun abroad. We’ve rapidly moved into work at home, live at home and please try not to leave your home, ok? It’s a strange and slightly worrying time for us […]

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Highlights of Boston & Cape Cod

18th March 2020

With a beautiful harbour and a vibrant city, Boston is the ideal city and sea break. Last summer I spent a few days in Boston, before we drove down to idyllic Cape Cod. Large wooden beam houses set back from the road with a porch and a tree swing, Hyannis replicated a traditional American movie […]

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new year new career

New Year, New Career

28th February 2020

Well it’s a new year and the start of a new career. January is the time for new beginnings. 365 days to write. Towards the end of last year, I decided I want to find a new job. I enjoyed being an Editor, but it was time for a new challenge. I’m not really a […]

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22 things I've learnt at 22

22 things I’ve learnt at 22

16th February 2020

As I turn 23 in a month’s time, I thought I’d reflect back on 22 things I’ve learnt while I’ve been 22. (I just wanna play Taylor Swift every time I write 22.) It’s been a year of firsts – new house, new city, new countries, new adventures, new job and lots of new people […]

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Friyay!

14th February 2020

W O W it feels as though last Friday was a long time ago, so I’m real happy it’s the beginning of the weekend! Mostly, as I can sleep in past 6am! OH SWEET SWEET SLEEP HOW I’VE MISSED U. It’s also Valentine’s Day, and as always, a shout out to my favourite V day […]

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Travels in 2020

11th February 2020

Last year I managed to take several breaks in the UK and abroad and I absolutely loved it. I visited four countries (two of which I’d never been to before), one new state in the US alongside working part-time and finishing a masters. It wasn’t easy with a part-time salary and 14 days holiday after […]

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