Life Lately

Hatton Locks Canal in Warwickshire

After a busy start to the year, with the day job, I’ve certainly made up for it over the last few months. I’d decided all work and no play was not achieving the balanced life I craved. So I got planning and booked in lots of activities with family, friends as well as a few […]

A Classic Car Escape in the Cotswolds

Driving through the Cotswolds in a classic car from Great Escapes Car

What could be better than driving through the Cotswolds in vintage cars? That’s exactly what I did a couple of weekends ago. Five cars over 100 miles  though the rolling countryside. It was one of the best days. It was an early morning start to get to the meeting point for Classic Car Escapes. I […]

The Gower Peninsula

Gower Peninsula

The Gower Peninsula is an area of outstanding natural beauty on the coast of Wales. And it certainly lives up to its name. As part of the Traverse 16 conference we were given the opportunity to pick a Sunday experience. As soon as I saw The Gower Peninsula listed I hit reply and I was […]

What Does Success Look Like to You? 

Steve Jobs quote

Well I can guarantee it won’t be the same as your friends or the person standing next to you. And you know what, that’s perfectly OK. We all get caught up in the comparison trap, but that just puts unnecessary obstacles on your path to success. My Story By day I’m a marcomms professional and love […]

Brunch at Beefeater Bar + Block

Avocado and Poached Egg at Beefeater Bar + Block, Birmingham

If I’m eating in a chain restaurant, then I’m picky about which ones. So when I got an email* about the new concept from Beefeater Bar + Block it intrigued me to want to find out more. Bar + Block is seeking to introduce a new type of dining onto the Birmingham food scene. With it’s […]

Visit Wales – Cardiff Castle

Exterior of Cardiff Castle

A few weekends ago I attended the Traverse 16 conference which provided an opportunity to Visit Wales and explore what this part of the British Isles has to offer. My base was Cardiff. When I told people I was going I was inundated with ideas of what I should do. But with only an afternoon free […]

How to Get the Most out of a Conference


Whenever I attend an event, meeting or conference, if I come away with at least one or two take aways (not the food kind unfortunately) then I’m happy. Last weekend I attended one of the best travel blogging conferences in the UK, Traverse. I first attended the conference two years ago when it was held […]

Breakfast at The Wolseley

The Wolseley, London

I recently wrote about 5 Michelin restaurants I wanted to eat at, well on Good Friday I made a trip down to London to enjoy breakfast at The Wolseley. It’s no secret that I enjoy a good brunch and as I was looking for something different to do, over the Easter weekend, I thought having breakfast at The […]