Hotel Chocolat Pocket Selection

Girly pick me up gift of chocolates and prosecco from a friend

Firstly, can we please talk about the name pocket selection and how it makes you literally think about popping a box of chocolates in the back pocket of your jeans right before you walk out the door? Wait, that thought did not at all come into your head? Ow okay then, just me. A really […]

Dum Dum, Boxpark Croydon

Nutella cronuts with sugar, chocolate and hazelnut topping

A little while ago I was sitting in Croydon’s Boxpark, a venue that has been sitting next to East Croydon station for just over a year now, and decided that enough was enough. For so long I have been holding off from trying out anything from Dum Dum because do I really need donuts and can they actually […]

Restaurants I Want To Visit In 2018

There is nothing quite like a good meal out. Sitting at a table with your loved one, friends or family with some enjoyable drink in hand (preferably a few cocktails or a bottle of wine) and tasty food to enjoy placed in front of you with the time to sit and chat without going to […]

Look Fantastic Advent Calendar Days 16-20

Blue lock and key into magical garden

Today is the 21st of December which is incredibly surprising in itself because wow 2017 has been wild and it is nearly over but more importantly it is the shortest day of the year which means longer days are on the way back in and before we know it Spring and blossom on trees will […]

My Goals For 2018

Artwork and quotes on a motivational wall

After writing my brief and rather shamefully dull review of my life during 2017 I decided that I wanted to create some actually sensible targets for 2018. The issue with sensible targets though is that they end up being fairly dull because they are realistic and achievable and with that are sort of a bit less […]

Wagamama, Croydon

Seafood noodle dish with greens

There are a number of restaurants that people always pull a face at when I say I have never gone to it before; Wagamama was always one of them. For a long time Nandos was another (even then I have only gone to Nandos once and it was when I was a vegetarian and therefore […]

Looking Back On 2017

Just like every year in my life, 2017 has had its really terrible moments. It has also had some incredible moments. There will be many memories from 2017, some that I would rather forget and some that I will cherish every single day for the rest of my life. Over the last couple of years […]