The Most Depressing Day

January is a tough time for a lot of folk, especially us up here in the northern hemisphere. Though the winter solstice was over a month ago, the days don’t seem to be getting any lighter. Our vitamin D levels are dwindling and our skin is pasty and dry. It’s cold and miserable outside. All…

When less is so much more

If you could have an extra 58 days this year, in which you don’t have to do any work, what would you do during those days? How would you spend your free time? Go on holiday? Visit your loved ones? Renovate your house? Learn a new hobby or skill? Well guess what?! You can have…

Chilli and sweet potato pie

Hello! Welcome to yet another blog where I begin with an apology for my long absence… life. I’ll cut a long story short and tell you that I haven’t had an actual home of my own since February. This year has been an exhausting mixture of house sitting, staying with family and friends, au pairing…

Life Lessons

I feel like a lot of my life has been spent dreaming, planning, procrastinating and hoping that one day I would be brave enough to bring my dreams to life. I guess that can be one of the side effects of growing up in a teeny tiny village in the arse end of nowhere in…