Category Archives: inspiration

Inspiring People

When I sat down to write this I thought I knew who I was going to write it about, but the truth is I find all kinds of people inspiring. People are by their very nature pretty incredible creatures (some … Continue reading

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Things We Love: Green

Happy St Patrick’s Day. Despite having a surname with Irish origins, Fi and I don’t knowingly have any Irish ancestry… but why let that stop us from celebrating St Paddy’s and everything GREEN?! I personally love the colour green this … Continue reading

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Inspiration: World Book Day

Today (7th March) is World Book Day. A whole day dedicated to my first true love, reading. I thought I’d celebrate by finding some book-related inspiration from around the interwebs. I wasn’t short of choice, I can tell you. I … Continue reading

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Things To Be Thankful For

Of course we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in the UK, but I like the idea of a holiday dedicated to appreciating what you’ve got. This year has not been without its ups and downs, and some very dear people to me … Continue reading

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Autumn Wardrobe: Pumpkin Spice

Living in the UK, we don’t go quite so mad for pumpkin-flavoured everything come halloween time. Pumpkin in a can… what’s that all about? But I do like carving a pumpkin (or squash, or turnip) for all hallows eve, and … Continue reading

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Wise Words: Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury print by Ryan Sheffield Whilst sorting through some books the other evening, I came across and started reading We’ll Always Have Paris by Ray Bradbury. That was me gone for the night; curled up amongst packing boxes getting … Continue reading

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Motivational Prints

This week has been tough, but little things have got me through it, like good friends, long chats and giggling until I couldn’t breathe. One small distraction is my new addiction to Pinterest, where I’ve been collecting beatiful motivational quotes … Continue reading

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Magritte on the Mersey

The weekend before last, I went on a road trip to Liverpool with my friend Ben to catch the last day of the Rene Magritte exhibition at the Tate – Rene Magritte: The Pleasure Principle. René Magritte (1898–1967) was a Belgian surrealist artist probably … Continue reading

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Things we love: Back to School

It’s quite a few years since I had to go ‘back to school’ (six in fact, eek!) but I still love that distinctly autumnal feeling and the tingly anticipation of a fresh start that comes with new stuff (any excuse to buy a … Continue reading

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