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,…

Looking After Your Mental Health During the Social Season

We all know how taxing December and the festive period can be on those who struggle with their mental health. The pressure to show up, the anxieties of making small talk with family members and the post-high lull that can push the best of us into a chocolate-eating, 2018-fearing, Netflix binging state.…

My Favourite Scents of the Festive Season

There are many things that make Christmas Christmas – Christmas trees, gift-giving, pigs in blankets and even the sound of a champagne-since-9am fuelled nap. For me, there are always a few things that I only notice during the festive season, and many of them are smells and scents. Sure, some scents are…

17 Stunning Coffee-Table Books to Give This Christmas

Books can feel like an unexciting, unoriginal gift to give for Christmas. The risk of someone already owning the book, the panic that they won’t love it as much as you do, or perhaps someone not being as big a reader as you thought all pass through our minds when…

7 Practical Things To-Do On A Long + Boring Train Journey

I’d like to start off by saying that those people who get shit done on train journeys are the absolute bane of my life. It’s bumpy, there are tonne of distractions and absolutely not enough room to crack out the laptop or unroll my A3 content calendar (well unless you’re…

On Embracing A Fresh Start *Before* The New Year Hits

December is great and all, but sometimes it’s hard not to feel the weight of the year on our shoulders. Traditionally the festive season is the big party blow-out to celebrate a year of hard work – at least that’s what it feels like… but what if we want that clean slate…