There is no book that I recommend higher than Tiny Beautiful Things. I’ve just finished reading it; I started it a little less than a week ago. I’ve never before given anyone role model status but Sugar (Cheryl Strayed) is now right up on that pedestal and I know she handle it. Over the past … More CHERYL STRAYED: Tiny Beautiful Things
Eleanor & Park is such a fantastic book; I read it cover to cover in two days. This book was just what the doctor ordered, as I was feeling down on my luck two characters (more fictional than not) reminded me that there are people out there that you can make genuine, honest connections with and whether … More RAINBOW ROWELL: Eleanor & Park
A week or so ago the beautiful and wonderful Erika Kind nominated me for a Sunshine Award. Every day I’m flattered that people take the time to read my posts and look at my photos. I can’t help but smile when told I’ve injected a bit of ‘sunshine’ into someone’s day. Erika proposed some really fantastic, … More Misc: The Sunshine Challenge
Earlier this week I came across this really useful post by Venus Trapped in Mars. Recently I’ve been trying to increase my Insta-game by posting regularly, making better use of tags, contributing more to the community and investing a little bit more time in taking better looking photos. I have seen some improvement by way … More Misc: Up Your #Instagame in an Instant… [Free Printable]
I love colour, I love a bargain and I love a treasure hunt, so it’s no wonder coloured glass has become a mission of mine. Ever since the start of my collection – a set of 6 70s style deep red cylindrical cocktail glasses, £2.99 – I’ve had my eyes peeled for other colourful beauties … More Do Over: Coloured Glass
I was nominated on the lovely Live, Love, Laugh blog to do the Three Quotes Challenge. Thanks so much for the nomination and I hope you don’t mind that I’ve put my own spin on it… As it happens, for an up and coming craft project I’ve been looking into some quotes by past icons, … More Misc: Three Quote Challenge [Free Printable]
I’m now on BLOGLOVIN’! The more I write and the more people give me feedback, the more I want to reach out to a wider audience. Originally, I started writing to align my thoughts but when readers relate to key aspects of my stories, enjoy a particular section of my tale or appreciated the cattiness … More Misc: Going Up In The World!
About a month ago you saw my simple but effective hearth ‘do over’ and since then, slowly but surely, my office has been coming together. It’s taking a while because of other distractions but I can definitely see some character coming through – white can look so bland without the right touches. My high school … More Do Over: A Change Is As Good As A Rest [with printable]
Since moving back in with my parents (after some unfortunate circumstances) I’ve been taking cover in a room which was last decorated with I was in my early teens and, boy, does it show! Having now decided I’m going to be crashing here until I can buy my own house I’ve decided to bring my … More Do Over: The Hearth.
A whistle stop tour of my two weeks in Bangkok: Mon – An amazing lamb massaman and mango sticky rice at Soul Food. Tue – Rooftop drinks at Nest followed by some of the best sushi I’ve ever eaten at ISAO. Wed – Visited the beautiful Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho and ate street food … More Bangkok Holiday Snaps