Gift Guide: The Adventurer

Even on a good year January is always a difficult month. She is the whore of the calendar (sorry to those with birthdays in Jan. Sorry Kirstie). Bank accounts are struggling, livers are strained thanks to Christmas, thanks to an obscene amount of Gavi. The weather is generally shite, it’s wet and windy and prettyContinue reading “Gift Guide: The Adventurer”

Dear Diary: Stationery Gift List

This week has been a busy one. As the whole of the UK breathed a heavy collective sigh at the return to work/normality after the Christmas and NY break, I’m sure I wasn’t the only thinking ‘what now?!’. I made the stupid decision to go caffeine-free, sugar-free and alcohol-free for January, having spent most ofContinue reading “Dear Diary: Stationery Gift List”

Let There Be Light: Candle Gift Guide

Ah, 2020. What a year. One that will go down in history. If anyone had told us this time last year that London would become a ghost town, that gigs would be cancelled, that shoppers would fight over loo roll, we’d be confined to our homes and spending Christmas away from loved ones, we’d haveContinue reading “Let There Be Light: Candle Gift Guide”

Coffee Lovers Gift Guide

This weekend marks 1 month since our move to Cornwall. This week has been filled with Rightmove searches and house viewings. We’re currently looking at investment properties and yet to close on our first deal. Its for sure a test in endurance and perseverance as I’m sure many property investors reading this will know. AlreadyContinue reading “Coffee Lovers Gift Guide”

Cornwall: Our Relocation Journey

Friends, family and those of you that follow me on Instagram wouldn’t have failed to notice we (the husband and I) have moved to Cornwall. After taking forever to plan, it ended up happening very fast, so much so that we’re still trying to wrap our heads around it. I’ve been waiting so long toContinue reading “Cornwall: Our Relocation Journey”

Giving Back: Charity Gift Guide

My family are coming to visit this weekend. We’re an incredibly closeknit family, I’m one of three sisters and theres only a couple of years between each of us. It is complete and utter chaos when we’re all together, and I couldn’t love it more. So much so that it has been an intimidating sceneContinue reading “Giving Back: Charity Gift Guide”

David Bowie-inspired Gift Ideas

Ok so I know for some of you this week’s blog is going to be as interesting as a bowl of old soup. BUT hear me out. David Bowie (1947 – 2016) was a musical innovator and cultural icon. His career spanned five decades and has had major influences on contemporary art. A chameleonic figure,Continue reading “David Bowie-inspired Gift Ideas”

The Independent Store Gift Guide: Part 3

So last Friday we packed up our entire lives and said goodbye to Essex to make the journey to our new life in Cornwall. We’ve been building up to do it since last summer, making weekend trips to towns and villages to decide on somewhere to call home. After finally setting an exchange date weContinue reading “The Independent Store Gift Guide: Part 3”

The Independent Store Gift Guide: Part 2

If you read my blog last week, you will know that I am on a gift guide mission. I’ve really gotten into blogs this year, perhaps its because I’ve got so much more time on my hands with being at home. My new favourite thing to do on a Saturday and Sunday morning is toContinue reading “The Independent Store Gift Guide: Part 2”