What I bought in Brazil

For shopaholics like myself who love nothing more than to peruse a supermarket in a foreign land, new destinations mean a chance to pick up some interesting bits and bobs, and this is what I ending up buying during my recent trip to Rio de Janeiro.

Seven Dutch foods you have to try

When we think of the Netherlands we tend to think of windmills, bicycles and Doutzen Kroes… not really food, unless it is of the cheese variety. I have found myself spending a great deal of time in The Netherlands over the last couple of years and these are seven of my favourite foods that I… View Post

Testing my new camera – the Sony A5000

For the past few years I have been using my iPhone 4s to take my travel pictures with. Now don’t get me wrong I love my iPhone camera, the most magical feature of it being that it is always with me and so I have never missed out on a photo opportunity. During my recent… View Post

Six Netflix films suitable for a girls’ night in

Let’s face it when you get to a certain age the appeal of a night in with your girlfriends, a glass of wine and a packet of minstrels often beats the thought of going out to a dark room and dancing with a bunch of strangers. Yes I know, I am turning into a grandma!… View Post

Colouring in for adults: fad or forever?

When I heard that colouring in was the latest way for adults to de-stress and unwind I had to give it a go for myself. So I jumped on Amazon and ordered illustrator Johanna Basford’s Secret Garden colouring book for all ages and a new set of 24 coloured pencils.