On Questioning Your Taste in Literature

We have a pretty spectacular basement at work. In this basement there is one particular large looming steel shelf that is approximately 2.5 metres wide and 3 deep tiers high. Across these 3 tiers are copious stacks of books sitting in the shadows having had their time in the limelight. [NB: This is a basement … Continue reading On Questioning Your Taste in Literature

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Conquering My Irrational Fear at 28

(Reading time: 3.5 minutes) I could never understand where that freedom in people to run, jump and dive into the sea came from. They even looked like they were having fun; laughing as the waves took them under. Where was their fear? Why did I have this irrational fear of deep water? I'd lived in Greece in '08 … Continue reading Conquering My Irrational Fear at 28

The Girls Pulling Out All The Strings

Meet Josie and Isabelle - These two inspirations are the Founders of The Monthly Co.; a social enterprise so brilliant that when you buy your box of tampons from The Monthly Co., which are 100% organic and don't pollute your body with chemicals during your period like some of our commonly known brands do, they give a box to … Continue reading The Girls Pulling Out All The Strings

On Minimalism After A Near-miss To NZ

After drinking my way through Spain's vineyards, falling down wooden staircases in Portuguese palaces, and getting married in Seville (see photo / blog to come), I found myself on a Greater Anglia train departing a small Suffolk town in England bound for London Liverpool Street with 40kgs of luggage. Every year, I make the same … Continue reading On Minimalism After A Near-miss To NZ

The Adventures of Chloe & Sophie in Grandma’s Garden

What was a typical day in the Garden of my beautiful Grandparents in Suffolk like? I am lucky enough to remember it because every week my Grandma sends me photographs of her garden, past and present, with a letter that reignites some hilarious memory of Sophie and I being with them both. Let's imagine it's … Continue reading The Adventures of Chloe & Sophie in Grandma’s Garden