Irresistible Gifts for Your Christmas List

December is right around the corner and if you’re like me you’ll now be busy with your Christmas shopping. You’re probably also thinking about your own Christmas wishlists (it’s hard to go shopping for other people without at least noticing some things you’d love yourself), and that’s where the inspiration for this post came from … Continue reading Irresistible Gifts for Your Christmas List

How to feel summery when it’s not sunny

Technically summer is not yet over, but the hot days have all but disappeared. If, like me, you’re not ready to accept the autumn is on its way just yet, what you need is a list of ideas to help you feel summery, even when it’s raining. Lucky for you, that’s exactly what I have … Continue reading How to feel summery when it’s not sunny

Tips for a Great Day Out on a Canal Boat

Canal boat day trip

If you’re looking for a great day out with a difference then I would absolutely recommend hiring a canal boat for a day. I recently did this with 9 of my friends, hiring a boat from Ellerbeck Narrowboats for 8 hours. It’s completely different to a party boat experience, as you get full control of … Continue reading Tips for a Great Day Out on a Canal Boat

20 Things To Do This Summer

I love making summer plans, and this isn’t just a list for general inspiration but an actual “to do” list for my summer! Some things are on my list every year, like having a picnic… which is basically just weather dependent. But I’ll be hoping to put a tick next to everything by the end … Continue reading 20 Things To Do This Summer

International Women’s Day -#BEBOLDFORCHANGE

Today is International Women’s Day, and this year’s theme is #BEBOLDFORCHANGE because the World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won't close entirely until 2186. How completely crazy is this? I find it hard to comprehend how any inequality can still be allowed to exist in today’s world, let alone that it might take another … Continue reading International Women’s Day -#BEBOLDFORCHANGE

How I’m defeating the January blues in 2017

A couple of years ago I wrote a post on Ways to Defeat the January Blues, and I still love reading it each January for tips. I used to suffer with the post-Christmas blues really badly, but now I think I’m pretty good at forward planning and keeping busy during this strange month of the … Continue reading How I’m defeating the January blues in 2017