Sunday catch up

Sunday Catch Up #9

Afternoon! We've just got back from a 14km walk... My little legs are so sore! But it was a really lovely walk and we had so much fun. Now, I'm going to cook a cracking roast and devour that, whilst we watch Captain America: Civil War, in preparation for the new Avengers film. Eeeek! Before… Continue reading Sunday Catch Up #9

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books

‘Everless’ by Sara Holland – Book Review

4/5 Stars A strange feeling flowers in me, like I’m standing at the edge of a cliff, looking out to the green-and-blue sea, which I’ve only ever seen drawn in books, its waves sloshing and beautiful and endless – and from this height, deadly.” I feel a bit bad for this book, if it's even… Continue reading ‘Everless’ by Sara Holland – Book Review

Home, Life

How to make your rental property feel more like a home

The number of people renting property today seems to be higher than ever before. More and more of us are renting our flats and houses, which comes with both positives and negatives. On the plus side, if anything goes wrong you get to ring up the landlord/management company and ask them to come and fix… Continue reading How to make your rental property feel more like a home

Sunday catch up

Sunday Catch Up #8

Phew... Thank goodness this week is over. It's been a really busy week, which has meant I'm down on a blog post, but I can't miss out on a Sunday catch up, can I? Did everyone see the brief period of sunshine yesterday too? I viewed it from bed, which I'll elaborate on below, but… Continue reading Sunday Catch Up #8

Life

Your Tribe – Having a good group of friends

It was a dreary Saturday in March, but inside a gorgeous house in West Sussex, the atmosphere was bright and full of laughter. As we left late that afternoon, getting into the car after waving our goodbyes, giving hugs out, and making promises to arrange something again ASAP, I turned to Pete and said, “I… Continue reading Your Tribe – Having a good group of friends

Sunday catch up

Sunday Catch Up #7

What a week! I feel like having a four day week after a long weekend makes the week so much more exhausting! I've been knackered these last few days and whilst I admit this could be period related, I'm also adamant it's because of the four day week... And still recovering from the clocks going… Continue reading Sunday Catch Up #7

books

‘The Cruel Prince’ by Holly Black – Book Review

5/5 Stars “I want power so badly. And this is an opportunity for it, a terrifying and slightly insulting opportunity. But also an intriguing one. Would I have made a good knight? I have no way of knowing.” I Loved. This. Book. I read it in six hours. I read it like a woman on… Continue reading ‘The Cruel Prince’ by Holly Black – Book Review

Sunday catch up

Sunday Catch Up #6

Happy Easter! I hope you're enjoying this wonderful long weekend, filling it with many chocolate eggs, friends and family, and yummy roasts. What a dreamy Sunday. We've got homemade brunch with my parents and then maybe a nice long walk this afternoon! I love a good long weekend! Anyway, let's crack on with the Sunday… Continue reading Sunday Catch Up #6

books

‘Eat Up’ by Ruby Tandoh – Book Review

5/5 Stars "I have a body, and it exists in a fragile world, and I choose to relish it." This book should be on every school syllabus. This book should be read by anyone and everyone. This book is the book, the one that will leave you going 'wow', that you won't shut up about. Ruby… Continue reading ‘Eat Up’ by Ruby Tandoh – Book Review