The Ring: Thoughts on why I’m now obsessed with gazing at my own hands

I’m not sure if this is even a thing – or at the very least, a proven thing – but since I’ve started wearing a ring every day, the fair hairs on my ring fingers have got a lot darker. They’ve never been so prominent! I told Oli this the other day and he just […]

My birthday: Notes on turning twenty five

This Saturday I turned 25. Twenty five years of age, people! I’ve reached my mid twenties, I’ve made it; I’m that little bit closer to thirty. How terrifying is that! But this year, instead of my usual excitement about the onset of birth related celebrations, I sort of forgot about it. My birthday suddenly came […]

Lunch and Dinner at IKEA

As excited as I am about all things wedding related – and believe me, I’m very excited about all that – I’m much more excited about building a life with Oli, it’s just as important, if not more important, to plan our marriage, as well as this giant celebration that will take place next year. I’m […]

Dear Weekend: Our engagement shoot, our anniversary, a Gatsby-esque party, prosecco in a hot tub and a day of sporting finals

This weekend was a great one, a long and busy, full-to-the-brim kind of one. The kind that feels like a summer bumper edition of a Girl Talk magazine, crammed full of fun and happiness. It started off with an engagement shoot which my amazing friend (and bridesmaid <3) Sarah and her boyfriend did for us […]

The truth about school trips

Travelling on public transport with thirty children is like taking an entire zoo onto an aeroplane. Loud, turbulent and just plain wild. People will stare. And tut. And mutter obscenities under their breath. If the children notice, just point at the opposite window and shout ‘Wow, is that a cow?’ They’ll be none the wiser. […]