Life

Five things I want to make time for in the UK this summer

I think we can safely say that summer is officially here in the UK now – as safely as we ever can, in any case, which is probably not very safe at all, but my boobs are currently sunburnt and that’s what I’m basing my confidence in the matter on. In lieu of having any… Continue reading Five things I want to make time for in the UK this summer

Travel

Budapest travel diary part one | Buda, views and igloos

Budapest is a city Rob and I have wanted to visit together for a long time; Rob’s grandmother is Hungarian, you see, but he’d never actually been, so our trip in November was a long time coming and very eagerly anticipated (me for the gram, Rob for the goulash. Or something like that). Since there… Continue reading Budapest travel diary part one | Buda, views and igloos

Travel

A festive weekend in Gdansk (and why it makes the perfect December destination)

Winter city breaks are one of my favourite things, and this year I was lucky and/or stupid enough to book two of them, two weekends in a row. The second one of those – that also happened to fall on the first weekend of December – was to Gdansk. I’d never really thought about visiting… Continue reading A festive weekend in Gdansk (and why it makes the perfect December destination)