Lifestyle, slow living, and just getting out there and doing stuff

I love writing all about life 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, how I’m learning the art of slow living, cute beauty stuff I’ve bought, and how I feel about life in general.
 

WHAT'S SLOW LIVING ALL ABOUT?

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 …
Explore. Dream. Discover

Explore. Dream. Discover

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw …
 

THE LATEST IN LIFESTYLE

Your top blog posts from 2018

Your top blog posts from 2018

I haven’t blogged much new content for a while now, and it’s still taking me some time to get back into the swing …
Four travel items still surviving the digital world

Four travel items still surviving the digital world

There’s so much talk about what our dependence on this digital world is doing to trade and talent. There are countless think pieces about …
Back to basics: Why I love cities

Back to basics: Why I love cities

We bought a house in 2017, which means all of our money now has to be spent on said house instead of trips abroad. I’m …
 

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 …
 

HOW TO DO...EVERYTHING

How to do Santorini on a budget

How to do Santorini on a budget

Santorini has been on my wish list for years, but it’s one of those places where I’ve thought you needed to save for …
How to travel with anxiety

How to travel with anxiety

When people say they love flying, I have to wonder why. What’s so fun about suspending yourself in the middle of the sky in …
How NOT to order coffee (and avoid annoying the Italians)

How NOT to order coffee (and avoid annoying the Italians)

If a Wicks goes on holiday and doesn’t end up in some sort of kerfuffle, is the Wicks really on holiday? It doesn’t …
 

ALL LIFE POSTS

Your top blog posts from 2018

Your top blog posts from 2018

I haven’t blogged much new content for a while now, and it’s still taking me some time to get back into the swing …
Four travel items still surviving the digital world

Four travel items still surviving the digital world

There’s so much talk about what our dependence on this digital world is doing to trade and talent. There are countless think pieces about …
Back to basics: Why I love cities

Back to basics: Why I love cities

We bought a house in 2017, which means all of our money now has to be spent on said house instead of trips abroad. I’m …