Mini update

Nowadays, I spend most of my time with some sort of milk based product in my hair. If Starbucks sell it – chances are; it’s in my hair. Or, you know, my eyebrows.… Continue reading

July/August favourites

The heatwave in London has exploded into a massive rainstorm complete with thunder, lightning, and tidal wave puddles which mean I’m lucky to get to the train station without drowning. Which all means… Continue reading

20/52 – The Shard and The Tower of London

My housemate Tom invited me to a business breakfast event hosted by the Times. It was a debate about Britain’s place in the European Union hosted by Business Editor Richard Fletcher, with Roland… Continue reading

T-shirt to Crop Top DIY

It’s actually so hot in London I’m feeling the need to complain about it. Boooo. Anyway, I have this huge weirdly shaped t-shirt which, due to my hoarding tendencies, I have been hanging… Continue reading

19/52 – Box Park, Shoreditch

I was supposed to post this post yesterday but instead I sat in the garden and ate ice cream. Awkies. (Or, as my sister would say, ‘Nnnnaughty’. Actually she’d probably say awkies too.… Continue reading

Begin Again

(I got to see two amazing films this week, The Fault in Our Stars, and Begin Again, and I thought I’d share my thoughts – go watch them if you can, they’re both definitely worth… Continue reading

The Fault in Our Stars

(I got to see two amazing films this week, The Fault in Our Stars, and Begin Again, and I thought I’d share my thoughts – go watch them if you can, they’re both… Continue reading

Ten Minute DIY – Jewellery Display

Since I moved in, my jewellery has been sitting sadly in a tiny box on my bookcase, getting tangled and forgotten, so I came up with a quick DIY solution which means it… Continue reading

100 Happy Days

This week, I finished my #100happydays challenge (which I introduced here) and I can’t believe how fast the time has gone! I’ve really enjoyed collecting together all of my happy moments, and it’s… Continue reading

Casual Friday – June/July favourites

Casual Fridays. Everybody loves a casual Friday, right? I certainly do. On casual Fridays we are allowed to wear our own clothes to work which, for me, turns into ‘wear your pajama top… Continue reading

The Batcave

Gold polka dots is totally my new thing. [image source] This being said, I decided to use the same method I used to make my pineapple print curtains to make a gold polka… Continue reading

18/52 – Spitalfields Antiques Market

For seven days a week, Spitalfields, nestled in the heart of Shoreditch, plays host to a huge market selling everything from t-shirts, furniture, jewellery and bags to Sushi, fruit and flowers. The market… Continue reading

Cosmo Super Blogger Masterclass

This Monday I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Cosmopolitan Super Blogger Masterclass in Westminster. It was a conference with a fantastic panel of established bloggers, industry experts and Cosmo… Continue reading

Pineapple Print Curtains DIY

Do you know what my room needs? More pineapples. Obviously. I realised this late one night while I was contemplating home decor (wild Saturday night, I know…) and the next day I decided… Continue reading

Snapshots

My room’s done! It’s actually surprisingly difficult to photograph, but hopefully you can get an idea of how it looks now! I’m happy to finally have a desk (and wifi) although the wifi… Continue reading

Darth Vader is my spirit animal

Hello. It’s me, I’m back! Did you miss me like a recently separated siamese twin? We now have wifi so there will be no end to the bloggy madness, but I realise I’ve… Continue reading

New Home

  We’ve moved! We had a crazy moving day but we got everything in, and we’re all very happy with our lovely new house. It’s a large mid terrace property with six bedrooms… Continue reading

Flatmate Friday – Tom

  Mixology and Moving Out with Thomas Fletcher-Wilson (the Third)   PV: Hello Tom! Tom: Hello PV: Hello and welcome to the last Flatmate Friday of the year because.. on Friday (when this… Continue reading

On comparing ourselves to other people. (especially Beyoncé)

I spend a lot of my time being kinda sad that I’m not Beyoncé. The saddest thing about that sentence is how it’s absolutely one hundred percent true. (and also by ‘a lot… Continue reading

New Space

I’m moving house! It’s like I’m an adult or something. What a ridiculous notion. I’m happily planning my new bedroom and am using Pinterest to brainstorm ideas. I’m pretty sure that I’m just… Continue reading

Ireland, Rathdowney

After meeting Rob’s family at Dublin airport, we travelled to Rathdowney, a small village where Rob’s Dad spent part of his childhood. We arrived after midnight and sleepily settled in to the holiday… Continue reading

Ireland, Dublin

I’m pretty disappointed that nobody has wished me ‘top o’ the mornin’ ‘ since Rob and I arrived in Dublin two days ago. Bitterly disappointed, in fact. Despite this set back, we’ve had… Continue reading

16/52 – Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill

I’m so happy that the gorgeous weather in London is still going strong, I can now be found at every waking minute dedicatedly working on my tan, or else lounging around my room… Continue reading

15/52 – Daunt Books, Marylebone

Bookstores are so dreamy. Especially this gorgeous Book Emporium in the lovely area of Marylebone in London. Right next to Regent’s Park, in a very nice neighbourhood, Daunt Books nestles unassumingly among the clean boutique shopfronts, tiny coffee shops and… Continue reading

Laundry

I did my laundry, and I am so excited. How sad is that? Very, very sad. As you may have guessed, my exams are over and now I’m gleefully doing all the stuff… Continue reading

Monday Inspiration.

I’m sitting next to a cute baby in a café and googling wedding cakes. No, it’s not time for Rob to start running for the hills (although, he probably took off running the… Continue reading

14/52 – Westminster Abbey

Ooh, look at all the lush London landmarks I’ve been visiting. Like Westminster Abbey. A massive beautiful building that people made with their hands. Their hands!  It’s seriously so, so cool, absolutely gorgeous from the… Continue reading

Medical Marvel.

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of my exams swiftly approaching. (and also the sound of my sanity, productivity and social life swiftly galloping away in the opposite direction.) Yup. Exams. I… Continue reading

Easter Favourites

It’s Easter. Easter is here. Throw away your clothes. From here on in, it’s sun, sea and sand until you’re so sick of ice cream you’ll have to limit yourself to three cones… Continue reading

Glitter Easter Eggs!

Glitter! I love glitter so much. Put it on birthday cards, phone cases, jewellery, your face, gifts, stationary, the faces of your loved ones, or basically anywhere that could do with a bit of… Continue reading

Sweet French Toast

Whenever I drink Apple juice, it reminds me of being six years old and visiting my Nanny and Grandad. Nanny just adored us kids, and would keep us topped up with apple juice,… Continue reading

100 Happy Days

Fifteen days ago, I was not a happy bunny. I’m not exactly sure why my emotions are measured in comparison to rabbits, but it’s how my Mum always used to do it. Being the… Continue reading

Summer Style Steals

It’s the perfect season for spring cleaning your wardrobe, and welcoming in a few new pieces for summer, and I’m sure I’m not alone in wistfully shopping for clothes online, while knowing that… Continue reading

Smooth Talker: Delicious frozen smoothies…

(I feel like I should just take a moment to share how many awful puns I came up with for the title of this post: smooth moves, smooths like Jagger, and smooth criminal were… Continue reading

Summer Sugar Scrub

Hello, It’s sort of sunny. I like it. Sometimes I think it might nearly be time to peel back all those layers of tights and jumpers and socks and scarves and what-not and… Continue reading

French Toast Roll Ups

I’ve recently discovered this amazing technique for delicious cinnamon french toast, and I thought I’d share it with you lovely people. It’s quick and easy, and turns out absolutely yummy. You will need: White… Continue reading

Brick Lane Top Ten

After many, many mentions of the lively and eclectic Brick Lane, I decided to give you a bit more of an in-depth look at everything this tiny area of East London has to… Continue reading

(I love) Love letters

  I’m a massive believer in the idea that the greatest gift you can give somebody is your time (or maybe Oreos), but when you live far away from the object(s) of your… Continue reading

Monday Updates

Greetings, Interweblings. I sincerely apologise for my recent lack of posts (I know, I know you probably didn’t notice, but shhh) I have been super busy with all sorts of things which are… Continue reading

Super quick Phone Case DIY

  The lovely Rob recently gifted me a beautiful stripy phone case, and this set off an avalanche of phone case ideas in my little head. I love phone cases, I’m the girl… Continue reading