Autumn days when the grass is jewelled…

I love Autumn and every year, when this season pulls up outside, I’m reminded of how incredibly beautiful it is. All those fallen, auburn leaves and the frost on the grass in the morning. Scarves and hats and wellington boots. Fireworks and sparklers and cosy nights in watching The Apprentice and I’m a Celebrity. Breath, […]

Making a house, a home. (Home accessories on a shoestring)

It’s not long now until Oli and I tie the knot…159 days to be exact! And we cannot wait. I’ve said it before in multiple posts and I’ll say it again now; I cannot wait to live with Oliver and for us to share a home together. And as I count down the days until […]

#engagementthrowback Paris: Part Two

Waking up, I forgot where I was. I forgot about the ring on my finger. I forgot about the flurry of congratulations. I forgot about the champagne and the Megabus. When I first opened my eyes, I’d forgotten everything and then, rubbing away the crumbs of sleep and stretching up, I realised with a fresh […]

Dear Weekend: Crying over spilt coffee, a day at the farm, a first birthday, a roaring fire and a sunday roast.

We started the day with a fried breakfast. And mugs of tea. And our feet up on the coffee table as we watched the first episode of this seasons The Apprentice. There are two candidates called Oliver and Rebecca this year, so the two of us have decided to back our namesakes and whoever ends […]

A Summer Holiday in France

It’s taken me a while to actually sit down and write about my summer adventures and I think that’s because subconsciously I’ve been trying to preserve them. As if writing about them makes them a thing of the past. So here I am, sitting in my garden, off sick, trying to make myself feel better by […]

To simple happinesses

Happiness eh? The most desired emotion. The most sort after state of mind. I’ve been thinking a lot about happiness recently and how, for me at least, it really is the simple things that make me the most happy and content. Like having an evening in with Oli, watching The Great British Bake Off and An […]