What I’m reading, watching & listening to #1

Welcome to the first of a new series of posts sharing good books, great music and movie musts! We’re all so busy, we simply don’t have time to waste 2 hours on a crap Netflix gamble or 2 days trying to get lost in a book that just isn’t doing it! Life’s too short. Time is precious. Recommendations are important! Here are mine……

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Romance and riffs: an alternative Valentine’s Day playlist

If you’re looking for the right playlist to set the mood this Valentine’s Day, look no further. I’ve mixed up a lovey-dovey, indie/rock, cloud 9 cocktail. Whether you’re still waiting for Mr/Mrs right, or you’re gearing up for a romantic candlelit dinner, this one will hit you right in the feels. All you need is appreciation for a good love song and a nice bit of guitar. You won’t find…

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Christmas Gifts that’ll get you serious brownie points

I won’t lie, one of my favourite things about Christmas is the presents. Not the receiving of them though, the buying!!!! I adore buying things for the people I love and anticipating the smile it’ll leave on their face. However, not everyone is a Christmas elf like me and the idea of Christmas shopping leaves some in a sweat. Well, if that’s you – never fear! Here’s a collection of amazing (well, I…

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My month in photos – August

I’m still trying to get my head around the fact that it’s September. I feel like someone’s holding down the fast-forward button on the remote control of my life! Judging by how quick this year has gone, I’ll blink and it’ll be Christmas and then I’ll be 89. So in an attempt to document my memories before they dissolve in my 89-year-old brain, here are some photos from my camera roll that…

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10 songs to lift your mood

If I had to write a list of sure-fire things that cheer me up/boost my mood, 95% of it would consist of eating all the sushi/nachos/ice cream and drinking all the Prosecco/cocktails/peanut butter milkshake with my favourite people. Unfortunately, my bank balance (and wannabe-healthy bod) convinces my brain that unless there’s a seriously good reason – it’s Friday/pay day/*insert catastrophic event here* – there’s another avenue to try before devouring…

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