Ostara: renew, rejuvenate and rebirth.

What do we want? SPRING!!! When do we want it? NOW!!! Anyone else sick of dark mornings, unwelcome spring snow and bitterly cold winds? Mhmm! I thought so! When I looked at the weather forecast for York, England last weekend I almost cried, Saturday, Sunday and into Monday: snow. Take the hint, no one wants… Continue reading Ostara: renew, rejuvenate and rebirth.


Autumn things: Part 2. 

Fall in love with nature. This is more of a visual post this week, but I'm going to talk a little bit about the importance of nature in our lives and being in tune with the season. Don't let this Autumn sail by you... Make an effort to notice it with these simple tips and… Continue reading Autumn things: Part 2. 

The Search For Dust Begins: The Midnight Launch of La Belle Sauvage.

So you might have heard recently from the rare, mysterious and almost secret organisation type underground of Philip Pullman fans, that he has published and released a NEW BOOK; The Book of Dust Vol. 1 'La Belle Sauvage'. With the release of this new book came a series of midnight launch events hosted by Waterstones.… Continue reading The Search For Dust Begins: The Midnight Launch of La Belle Sauvage.

A Brighton Break.

Last week myself and Jordan stayed in Worthing where my dad lives, a small seaside town just down the coast from Brighton, UK for 4 days. I first visited Brighton 3 years ago and immediately fell in love with it. As a northerner, I very often find myself not feeling comfortable down south, believe it… Continue reading A Brighton Break.

Writing on Wednesdays # 8: New House, New Leaf and All That Jazz. 

I mentioned in my apology post from Thursday, I have recently moved! After a series of unplanned and unforseen events unfolded 2/3 months ago, myself and my boyfriend, Jordan ended up looking for a place for just the two of us. It was all very stressful at first and we only had a month to… Continue reading Writing on Wednesdays # 8: New House, New Leaf and All That Jazz. 

Discovering Durham: aka The Cutest Place in The North.

Myself and my good friend, Annie (also work colleague check out her Insta here) have itchy travel feet at the moment, something I've been feeling since returning from Budapest in November last year. So, to satiate the need a little we decided to take a day trip to somewhere in the UK and the North… Continue reading Discovering Durham: aka The Cutest Place in The North.

Self-care Days: A Lesson In How to Be Kind to Yourself. 

When you're working a fair amount it can be really easy to let days off disappear into a blur of lethargy and laziness. BUT, as I mentioned briefly in my New Years post, this year I made an aim to make more use of my time, in any way that benefits my life, look after… Continue reading Self-care Days: A Lesson In How to Be Kind to Yourself. 

Adventures in Moominland and meeting in London.

Before I get into the bulk of this post, just a forewarning that yes I will be talking about what I was up to in London on the 21st of March and on the 22nd of March, the day of the attack at Westminster. I will not be discussing this matter, not because I am… Continue reading Adventures in Moominland and meeting in London.


There haven't been many years in my life where I have felt some kind of 'looking forward' sensation about the new year. This time around, however, was different. Since finishing University in May last year and then finally graduating in November, I have let a lot of things slip. In life, the things that are… Continue reading So…2017.