Chris and I have recently moved into our Dream Forever Home. We know it’s our forever home because there’s not a chance in hell it would ever sell again – it was on the market for about 4 years before us suckers came along. It’s a lovely house with a stunning view in a fabulously […]
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I started my year as a proper commuter to London shivering on Gravesend station on 4th January 2016. For those not in the know, Gravesend is a town in north Kent where dreams and eastern European drug addicts go to die. I hear that it used to be great but has gone downhill in the last decade for […]
Read more "Life as a London commuter: what I learnt during a year of travel misery and living for the small-wins"
We love wellies in this family, love them. They are the ideal multi-purpose footwear and have so many great qualities. Primarily they are waterproof, but best of all they are excellent mudspreaders. The tread of my wonderful Ariat beauties have such deep grooves that I am able to spread dried mud not only along my […]
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Yesterday, Rory and I had the most British day out that there has ever been. If you’ve ever shared a bed with me, you’ll know that I like to spend my mornings catching up with the antics of the four-legged celebridogs I follow so keenly on Instagram. I’m yet to meet any of my favourites […]
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I’m currently mid way through an epic voyage, a journey from northern borders to southern seas, via London and back again. I’ve spent a lot of time at the wheel having now been the unfortunate owner of increasingly less stylish cars for 10 years, and I’ve driven thousands and thousands of miles, most of them alone. […]
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Guys, guys, guys! I’m feeling very pleased with myself today because I have published my first monthly vlog! You can watch it now on my You Tube channel. What. A. Mission. Last month I started filming snippets of my life just to prove to the outside world that I wasn’t (always) sitting in my pyjamas at […]
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I’ve always thought it ironic how a relaxing week away on holiday requires at least two weeks of chaos both post and prior. The stress endured requires several days of lying alone in a darkened room to recover. So imagine me, a person with levels of chill last seen on Kim Kardashian losing her diamond […]
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Walking out of the door of your salaried job is the most liberating and terrifying thing you could do. You’re going it alone. You are a hella brave, independent woman. Initially you will be broke AF. Où est la motivation? Working from home is 10% staring blankly at your laptop and 90% loading the dishwasher/ […]
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OK, so I know we are into June now but since writing about the best 15 Kentish activities of 2015, I have been think about what I want to accomplish this year.
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