Ten reasons why long distance relationships do work

photo (1)I don’t claim to be an expert in matters of the heart, however I have been in a long distance relationship for over two years. Long distance relationships get a lot of bad press and I myself have been on the receiving end of some rather odd expressions when I explain that my boyfriend and I live in separate countries…

There are definitely plenty of down sides, and it can be upsetting that you can’t just pop over to give your partner a hug; because you know planes, airports, check in and all that. However, more often than not I realise that I am so lucky to be in the relationship that I’m in.

So if you are wondering if your relationship can go the distance, take a look at my ten reasons why it is going to work. View Post


Dining in the dark in Amsterdam

photo(22)A little over a month ago I found myself in Amsterdam and as part of my birthday present, my lovely boyfriend took me to try out a new trend ‘Dining in the Dark’. This is pretty much what it says on the tin, you go to a restaurant and eat your meal, but in complete darkness. It was a truly unique experience that forced me to rely on my other senses. I had never before realised how much I “eat with my eyes”, and simple things like pouring a glass of water, manoeuvring food from my plate to my mouth and knowing how much was left on my plate became a real challenge. View Post


How to survive a trip to Stonehenge on an August weekend

photo(21)School holidays, warm weather, not being at work… visiting Stonehenge in August just screams crowds, stress and hassle. But it doesn’t have to be that way. An August weekend may pretty much be the busiest time of the year to visit Stonehenge, but it is also probably the time that you are going to want to visit because, well it is relatively warm and you aren’t at work.

For a stress-free visit follow my five tips, and you will not only survive your August weekend trip to Stonehenge, but you may actually enjoy it. View Post


Five reasons to love midi skirts


For the past few seasons the midi skirt has been the item that just seems to keep on giving. It has taken us through all seasons and my love affair with the midi skirt – and I’m sure everyone else’s too – will be ending no time soon… just take a peak in my wardrobe. View Post