My month in photos – February

It’s beyond mad that this month’s photos start with snow and end in the most glorious sunshine! What a bizarre month it’s been weather-wise here in the UK! Whilst wonderful and warm, it is worrying. I can’t help but fear the meaning of this premature taste of Summer…but hey, lets not start this post with global warming worries. Instead, let’s drink to forget our troubles and start with mulled wine!…

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Things to do in London: Late nights at The Natural History Museum

On the last Friday of every month, something magical happens at The Natural History Museum. The sun goes down, the bar opens and the exhibits come alive in the dimly lit rooms. Figuratively, of course. Imagine the great hall draped in a blanket of quiet whilst you wander amongst the displays, wine (or in my case, cider) in hand. If your usual experience of museums = battling to get to…

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My thoughts on Valentines Day

I’m a hopeless romantic so for me, Valentines Day has always generated some excitement. At school, it was the torturous wait to see if I’d receive a card from someone other than my mum – or Grandad, bless him. In Year 3, I was thrilled when a boy called Charlie got me one of those fantastically tacky plastic gem rings. My first real experience of being someone’s Valentine though was…

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