• Salted Caramel & Caramac Cake

    I’m a huge fan of the simple things in life, such as fresh sheets, strong coffee, laughter, and hugs. Yet, when it comes to cake, I’ve noticed that the current trends are moving away from the ‘Simple Life’ with combinations…

    I tried…Banya No. 1 Russian Bath Club & Spa

    From chocolate making to Sky Diving, ‘I Tried…‘ has seen me take on various different experiences during 2018 as part of my mission to ‘Say Yes’. This week saw me heading to central London, to try my first ever Russian Spa…

    My Swimming Journey & Why you should head to the pool…

    Let me pose a couple of scenarios for you;  There’s a big day ahead, the fridge is empty, you’ve got a mountain of washing at home and it feels like every single e-mail you write starts with “I apologize for…

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    I Tried…A Chocolate Making Course

      Well, where do I start… There are worse places to land up than at a Chocolate Truffle Making Course in central London aren’t there?  G and I had been kindly gifted this opportunity at Christmas and finally, our time to…

    My cat is my mental health support animal…

    and I don’t consider myself crazy because of this? Firstly, I need to point out that a mental support animal is so much more than outrageous stories about people flying with snakes, ducks and hampsters. Whilst I wish only joy and…

    Trekking from Planpraz To Le Brévent, Chamonix

    A few week’s back G and I loaded up my car and escaped to Chamonix, which is a place that holds many important memories for me and feels like a home away from home.  During our journey, we sang, took…

    Three myths about body positivity…

    This week I’ve got the pleasure of hosting the lovely Jody from Jody In Technicolour, the subject of the day is body positivity, which is a topic I feel very strongly about. Jody is focusing on three important myths about…

    Young Blood – A Youth, Not Wasted…

    I recently wrote a blog post on the subject of ‘Aging’ and although I can’t backtrack on a feeling that has now passed, I have since stumbled upon a box of memories.  It was not unlike opening pandora’s box, I…

    Tarka Dahl & Tandoori Chicken “Fakeaway”

    This week, I’m thrilled to be hosting someone new – This couldn’t come at a better time, as the colder months mean that I find myself craving a more heartwarming evening meal.  Please let me introduce, Sally… Tarka Dahl &…

    I tried…Cross Fit

    …Again! So, Cross Fit is something that fascinates me, I suppose I viewed it as an elite fitness club with terms, titles, and numbers that I just don’t understand. But, like all good things, I WANTED to understand,  Several years…

    How to – Host your own Afternoon Tea…

    I’ve told you once, but I’m sure you won’t mind me telling you again, I absolutely adore Afternoon Tea. There’s something so quintessentially British about sitting down to platters of dainty sandwiches, scones with fresh whipped cream and jam, pastel…

    Home Bar & Kitchen, Ickenham – Review

    “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf One of the few things in life that brings me endless pleasure is food, alongside good conversation and with this in mind, I upgraded…


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