Category: Adventures.

Seven Arts, Chapel Allerton

An evening with Seven Arts.

  Recently, the lovely team at Seven Arts in Chapel Allerton, a suburb in north Leeds, got in touch to ask if I’d like to join them at an event to launch their new summer menu. Being a big fan, … Read More

Folkings Go North: a blogger weekend.

  Folklings is a wonderful collective blog, filled to the brim with beautiful imagery, slow living, and utter gorgeousness, founded by Annie Spratt. And for some reason, even though I’m the worst contributor, she still lets me in the gang. … Read More

Pretty pink tulips in Amsterdam

Falling in love with Amsterdam

Last weekend, I fell in love with Amsterdam. It’s so much more than I expected it to be. If you think of Amsterdam, what comes to mind first? Canals, perhaps? Tulips? Anne Frank’s house? Or perhaps you think of red … Read More

Rob Ryan's new exhibition 'Listen to the World' is now showing at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Image copyright Rob Ryan.

Rob Ryan at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

On Thursday evening, I had the great pleasure of listening to Rob Ryan (the artist most widely known for his paper-cutting and screen-printing work) talk about his career to date. Although, as he acknowledged, he’s not the most comfortable of … Read More

Six Ways to Save Money on your Copenhagen Adventure!

Six ways to save money in Copenhagen.

  Before we went to Copenhagen, we were constantly hearing about it being an expensive place to visit. Given that the whole of Scandinavia is at the top of my travel wish list, I was getting a bit anxious before … Read More

Susan Sontag travel quote: I'm changing my blog!

Prioritising travel.

    Last week, I wrote a 40 by 40 list with a difference, and it was quite eye-opening to me. Apart from a handful of major exceptions (not least of which was having two children!) the bulk of the … Read More

Harvest Canteen,Newcastle

Harvest Canteen, Newcastle.

One of my deepest pleasures is an impromptu adventure and so I was filled with a happy heart last weekend as we made last minute plans for a trip to Newcastle with a visit to the Ouseburn Coffee Company’s Harvest … Read More

The Good Life Experience.

On Friday we travelled to Wales for The Good Life Experience festival, organised by Cerys Matthews and Charlie and Caroline Gladstone. Camping overnight on Friday night, we spent the evening sitting in front of a roaring fire, drinking beer, surrounded … Read More

The Good Life experience

Join me at The Good Life Experience!

One of the greatest things about blogging is meeting new people, sharing experiences, learning together and having fun. With that in mind–and the fact that the line-up for the day looks fantastic—Annie from Manneskjur and I are going to The … Read More

flower, London, Covent Garden, things to do in London.

A Covent Garden Experience: Part One.

It is fair to say that I’m not a natural florist, yet on Saturday with lots of guidance and help from the incredible team at the Covent Garden Academy of Flowers, I was able to produce a stunning hand-tied bouquet … Read More

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