Lifestyle, beauty, and just getting out there and doing stuff

I love writing lifestyle posts more and more these days, so I’ve collected all the random ones from over the years and popped them all on this lovely page. You can read about our move from London to Leeds, my thoughts on blogging, cute beauty stuff I’ve bought, and how I feel about life in general.

 

The latest in lifestyle

Things I hate about being an adult: The great big list of adulting

Things I hate about being an adult: The great big list of adulting

Being an adult is one of the most irritating things in the world. Having to do ‘adult’ things is all about taking that dull stuff …
23 reasons I’m impatiently waiting for autumn to arrive

23 reasons I’m impatiently waiting for autumn to arrive

A couple of years ago I wrote about reasons to get excited about winter and it was a huge hit. I think it was the …
Sites I love to browse when it’s miserable weather outside

Sites I love to browse when it’s miserable weather outside

Even though I feel a lot better in myself when the sun is shining outside, there’s something about miserable weather that makes me absolutely …

 

The latest in beauty

Exploring Lush Leeds Spa with #leedsbloggers

Exploring Lush Leeds Spa with #leedsbloggers

I did a Scary Thing this week. I went to an event and met some fellow bloggers in Leeds. And I talked, and shared jokes, …
French pharmacy products: beauty treats from Paris

French pharmacy products: beauty treats from Paris

For our first wedding anniversary, we treated ourselves to a little Parisian break. It was quite cold and we were both suffering from the beginnings …

 

Just do something

Exploring Yorkshire – A day trip to Whitby

Exploring Yorkshire – A day trip to Whitby

Since our trip to Malham Cove a couple of months ago, we’ve been thinking of more day trips to discover more of Yorkshire. One …
Exploring a new tarn – Malham Cove

Exploring a new tarn – Malham Cove

I did a Scary Thing last weekend. I drove a car. It doesn’t sound very scary, but really it was a big deal. I …
My city break wishlist – 6 cities I want to visit in 2016

My city break wishlist – 6 cities I want to visit in 2016

2015 was a bit of a bummer in terms of travel, unless you want to count moving to Leeds? I guess it does count in a …

 

Events

A Very British Exit

A Very British Exit

I’m at a loss what to say about the EU Referendum really. It’s been a tough, and at times frankly disgraceful, few months. …
A ‘GIN’ness World Record at The Botanist Leeds

A ‘GIN’ness World Record at The Botanist Leeds

It feels pretty cool to say I’m a Guinness World Record holder. Did I jump really far? Hmmm, nah. Did I solve a Rubik’…
Spreading some love with the Liebster Award

Spreading some love with the Liebster Award

The blogging community has its fair share of ups and downs, strengths and weaknesses, positivity and negativity. And I’ve been on both sides of …