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Travel more, spend less

I am currently writing from the sweet little village of Forvik, Norway. Norway is a place that has been on my hit list of places I would like to visit for a while, mostly because of the incredible scenery but also because I have been longing to see the Aurora borealis ever since I was a…

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Read to Inspire

Today I was asked if I like to read. Hell yes! I am a total book worm. Sometimes I’ll be so engrossed in a book I will ignore phone calls and tell friends I have plans for the evening. Which isn’t technically lying… Reading a book alone is totally a legitimate plan😉 I go through…

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Blue Monday Beetroot Cake {with Chocolate}

Blue Monday: officially the most depressing day of the year. The third Monday in January is the day the effects of the dreaded January blues are most likely to be felt. The holiday cheer seems a distant memory, Christmas trees lay decaying in the street and there’s still two weeks to go until payday. I understand…

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The West Highlands Way

A more appropriate title would be; how me and my sister managed to spend ten days together in the wilderness and not push each other off a fell. Joking aside, we came close. My wonderful sister Abigail. Older than me by a mere eighteen months. Our similarities begin with us both having brown hair and that is…

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The Musical Fruit Cake… With Salted Caramel Sauce

Beans, beans, the musical fruit The more you eat, the more you toot I don’t know about its parping potency but this cake is darn tootin good! I enjoy experimenting with healthy cakes that taste sinful. I have tried adding various veggies and beans into many desserts including avocado pudding. courgette cake, beetroot cake, carrot…