Stay at home, pretty bees, fly not hence!

I think it’s safe to say I am a little obsessed with bees. I love so many things about them, not least that they make honey. (Sidenote: honey, is my go-to cure-all-ails natural medicine. When the faintest hint of a cold starts to creep up, you can find me in the kitchen, hidden behind a … Continue reading Stay at home, pretty bees, fly not hence!

Wonderful autumn

Bonfire night, crispy orange leaves, pumpkin soup, the smell of log fires and burning wood, opaque tights, feeling snug, hot drinks, puddles. It doesn't disappoint you, autumn. In Britain, the summer will inevitably never live up to the expectations we have for it. When the rain comes in the autumn, we are ready for it. … Continue reading Wonderful autumn

Lies estate agents tell

Generosities of the truth, from London estate agents… “Garden” A garden in central London is quite frankly irreconcilable with the rest of the country, and indeed PLANET’S, definition of a garden. A garden should be a pretty area filled with flowers and plants, a bird table and a shed, where you can invite friends round … Continue reading Lies estate agents tell

Being a Grown Up

When you’re little you think that being a ‘Grown Up’ and being ‘Little’ are two separate categories. Two completely distinct concepts. First you’re a child, then BAM you turn into a Grown Up, like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly – something that’s completely different. But actually you find yourself at quite an adult-sounding age … Continue reading Being a Grown Up

Diagnosis: Drama queen

This morning I woke up with a pain in my tooth. After poking the tooth a number of times to try and work out what the problem was, the pain got notably worse and the gums around the tooth started to swell up. An hour, and a considerable amount of tooth poking later, the pain … Continue reading Diagnosis: Drama queen

Ten things worse than Covent Garden Souper Green skinny soup

When I first tried a mouthful of this revolting green sludge I thought to myself “Well knock me down with a feather, this is the god-damn worst thing I have ever tasted. In fact, it’s probably one of the worst things that has ever happened to me.” However, after I’d finished the soup, washed it … Continue reading Ten things worse than Covent Garden Souper Green skinny soup

It’s looking like a beautiful day…

When driving along a mountain road, passed waterfalls and lakes in the heart of Switzerland, listening to Craig David doesn't quite cut the mustard. This, however, is a proper mountain song.* *may also contain waterfalls and glaciers.