Stratford Butterfly Farm

Glasswing, Stratford Butterfly Farm

Having made the decision to make time to improve my photography, this year, one of my latest trips was to Stratford Butterfly Farm in Stratford upon Avon.  I was keen to practice my macro photography and knew this would be the perfect place.  I spent a couple of hours getting up close and personal to […]

Motivational Monday – Let’s Find A Direction

A path in the countryside

Motivational Monday – one word to inspire your month.  It’s so easy to forget which direction you are traveling or even not to have a direction of travel at all.  This month think about the direction your life is taking and whether it’s on the right track. Whenever we embark on a journey to a […]

A Day Trip to Painswick

The Falcon, Painswick, Cotswolds

As you know I love the Cotswolds and over the Easter weekend we took a trip to Painswick.  It is stunningly beautiful just like all Cotswold villages/ towns are. The plan was to meet fellow blogger Meg, from Millie and Meg, have lunch and then explore the town. Meg and I had been  chatting, on […]

Postcards from Dublin

Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

I recently made a return visit to the Emerald Isle visiting the capital Dublin.  After two trips to the Irish countryside I was really looking forward to seeing what Dublin had to offer.  With only three days and nights in the city I wanted to make sure I did as much as I could to get […]

My Style Uniform

Last week I shared my 7 Tips for Defining Your Style Uniform.  Having previously defined my style uniform as City Chic I’ve recently been refining this. Along the way what I have come to understand is when I’m wearing something which I feel fabulous in, it certainly makes me more confident. If I were to […]

Motivational Monday – Let’s Nurture


Motivational Monday – one word to inspire your month. We all live such busy lives that we can forget how much better we feel after spending quality time with our favourite people. This month is all about NURTURING. If last year taught me anything it’s that we should always find time to nurture our relationships […]

7 Tips for Defining Your Style Uniform

I’ve been working over the last year at defining my personal style.  I’ve previously described my style as City Chic and is more towards the Parisian style of dressing rather than being a follower of fashion.  Along this journey I have been aiming for a more capsule wardrobe with clothes that suit my body shape […]

Life Lately

Lunch at The Balcony, Selfridges, Birmingham

Life lately seems to have quickened in pace. My day job has just got crazy busy and I know that is what adds to the time flying by. Because of this I have been putting in place a few strategies to ensure I maintain a good life balance.  I have started to allocate one day […]