18 Low-Pressure Things to Do on New Year’s Day

When waking up on the first day of a new year, the pressure to start all of those new habits you were banging on about at last night’s NYE party feels painfully real. Talking about doing the thing is no longer good enough, it’s officially time to go and do the thing. That’s what we’re told…

2017 in Photos

It’s been a year. I kind of don’t want to put a positive or negative spin on it – because it’s been an outstanding mix of both. I nearly did one of those best bit round-ups as my final post of 2017, but after struggling to find the words to sum it…

The Present For People Impossible to Buy For

We all have those people in our lives. The ones who have everything, need nothing or want things that are simply out of the questions. They might not want to be the fussy ones or the ones that we all pull our hair out over, but some people are just impossible to buy for. It’s a…

The 7 Games To Crack Out This Christmas Time

It’s not Christmas time if we don’t crack out every board game we’ve ever owned, is it? Throughout this month we’ve already had several nights of passive-aggressive playing and there is so much more to come. Board games and card games are necessary to a fun Christmas period and today I’m running you through some of…

How To Survive a Wobble

Change is great. It’s also difficult, and stressful and sometimes a bit painful. No matter how much we want to change our lives, implementing the change and keeping the wheels turning is hard. Well, at least I think so. People are lying if they insist that they never have a…

3 Easy + Creative Ways to Wrap Your Presents

Wrapping presents is quite like Marmite, don’t you think? You either get the use of tin foil and half-ripped paper wrapped around a very obscure box or something so beautiful that it dare not to be touched by anything less than an angel. Okay, maybe there is some in between, but when you…

7 Reasons Why I Love Visiting Edinburgh

This time last week I was gathering my bits and bobs and packing for a few days in Edinburgh. This wasn’t my first trip to the historic city, in fact, it was my forth. It’s easy to think that after a few city breaks you can do everything that’s available to you,…