Getting A Nintendo Switch

I had been wanting to get a Nintendo Switch for a little while, after playing on our friends one, and once I found out that surgery was needed and there would be a lot of time spent doing nothing in the hospital and then at home afterwards it seemed like the right time to seriously […]

Ponte Nuovo, Croydon

Red wine in glasses on table

A few weeks ago we wanted to celebrate a friend’s birthday and after a bit of encouragement they finally agreed to head somewhere. After a pretty long time deliberating what food they fancied and the options available Ponte Nuovo was the spot decided upon as it allowed for a variety of types of food that […]

Chicago Rib Shack, Boxpark Croydon

Dirty fries and sticky ribs from Chicago Rib Shack

There are so many reasons that I love my friends but one of them has to be that they are totally willing to entertain going to different places to eat and accepting I will whack my camera out as soon as food arrives. So when Chicago Rib Shack opened up in Boxpark, Croydon and they […]

The Big Eat, Croydon

Croydon restaurant The Big Eat

Cheese. Pasta. Carbs. “Unhealthy food”. Give it to me. I love mac n cheese and burgers and therefore it seemed like a must to visit The Big Eat in Croydon as it claims to be an American Bar and Grill. It is pretty noticeable when you are going under Croydon Flyover as it is plastered […]

Molicero, Croydon

Tea and cake is pretty much always a winner in my books. It is even more of a winner when the cafe is a quiet place, the prices are decent, the portions are generous and the staff have a smile on their face. That in short is why I love Molicero a Portuguese cafe on […]

Night in the Woods

There are certain things that I tend to lean towards to escape from reality; cooking, reading, art and games are just a few of those things. Different amounts of effort are involved for each of them though and whether it is using your eyes to focus and read after a long day at work, having […]

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 […]

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 […]

Arranging The Perfect Holiday*

The sea in Spain as captured from a vantage point in Southern Spain's Murcia

Figuring out where you want to go on holiday is one thing but trawling through hotels, resorts and apartments is something completely different. For me trying to decide on the specifics of a holiday such as the hotel, the flights and things like transfers to and from the airport is so stressful it almost puts […]

Let Us Talk About… Glorifying Being Busy

Soup of the day in a cafe on Lower Addiscombe Road, Croydon

Everywhere I look people are claiming being busy and having a dabble with every single pot is the way to being successful and a “girl boss”. Some have said to me that keeping busy helps to ease mental health issues whilst others have openly declared being busy as a sign of strength. In fact for […]