Far from the madding crowd.


Having not read the book or seen any film adaptations until now, I couldn’t say whether this years release starring Carey Mulligan lives up to expectations. The romantic music is a little over the top, but it distracts less as the film goes on and even though you do really know what is going to Read More

England stay-cation – North Yorkshire


        A staycation may not always fill you with joy, but there was something about the idea of revisiting our old childhood holiday haunts this year that allowed me to fully relax and exhale. Perhaps it was knowing I wouldn’t have to check I have the passports ten times in a row, not Read More

London Town


Seeing as I reached a certain milestone this month, I decided to celebrate in London. My trip has been called ’30 meals in 3 days’ by some, but it really wasn’t quite that bad! With so many great places to eat, it is quite difficult to resist the 3 meals a day plus extras in Read More