I’m sitting here with my first mulled wine of the season. An alcohol free one actually; the cheap, sickly sweet stuff from IKEA. It’s 13th December and I can’t help but feel ridiculously reflective at this time of year. It must be a natural phenomenon, although I don’t know enough to discuss it any further. … More 2022: Simple Living
Here is my recent interview for GAFFL – the app that helps your find a travel buddy! I talk about my love for travelling, how I met my soon-to-be husband, my top travel tips & advice for people wanting to travel more. … More GAFFL Interview: Get to know me!
I’ve never really been one for goal setting. There has always been a lot that I want to do in life, but I never wanted to put too much pressure on myself. I am however, turning 25 this year – which means I have 5 years until I’m 30! Give yourself a gold star if … More My 30 before 30
The Project 333 challenge was initiated by Courtney Carver a few years back, and challenges people to make-do with 33 items in their wardrobe for 3 months. These 33 items are to also include bags, shoes & jewellery. Sounds daunting right? … More Project 333 Review
I recently listened to “Invisible Women: Exposing data bias in a world designed for men” by Caroline Criado Perez, where at the very beginning of the book she discusses how the word “men” is universally used regardless of gender. Working in construction, I’m used to this. The industry’s jargon is littered with “man hours” or … More Dear UK Construction Industry – if you’re not directly addressing race/ethnicity in your mission to recruit more women – you’re failing.
In the first week of January my work had approved my request for 37 days leave between November 2020 and January 2021, and I was over the moon! We had planned our honeymoon, to visit China and Japan for 2-3 weeks before skimming through south east Asia – something that’s been on our agenda for … More 2020 – back to square one!
On the 5th September next year, I will be feeling like the luckiest lady in the world as I celebrate my marriage to my gorgeous fiancé! As we’ve got 1 year to go, I’ve had some time to reflect on what I’ve completed so far, and some of the lessons that I’ve learnt along the … More Getting married abroad: 1 year to go!
Warning: I will probably spam you every time I come back from holiday. I’m currently planning a wedding in Italy next year (now its 2019 and I can officially say that!). I’ve been planning this since July 2018 when the love of my life proposed! We bought a house together in the South East of … More Testing 1, 2, 3…