Today has been a day of contrasts. 45 seconds after an irate London landlord sent me a text message to inform me that I was, in fact, a bitch after deciding not to take his room, someone emailed me with a donation for a raffle I’m organising for Alzheimer’s Society. In the email, the girl…… Continue reading Something bad happens, something good happens
I’m standing in Paddington Station, listening to the seminal hit “Stars are Blind” by Paris Hilton and questioning my life decisions. What am I doing with my life? Do I need to make a career move? Should I get wine? I’ve just spent £6.99 (of my current balance of a staggering £43.99) on a fancy…… Continue reading I don’t know. Does anyone know?
It’s possible, I promise! The words “London” and “cheap” don’t necessarily fit together – if you live here, you’ll know that it feels like the minute you leave the house another tenner is debited from your account. Contactless payments on the tube, nipping into Pret for a latte and grabbing something quick for tea all…… Continue reading How to have a cheap (and fun) weekend in London
Do you sometimes ever-so-slightly regret moving away by yourself? Like when it’s a Thursday evening and you’re walking home, looking through windows at people laughing in pubs, and couples sipping wine whilst eating tapas? Yeah. Me too. On nights when I’m missing my boyfriend and friends, and haven’t quite gotten to the “shall we go…… Continue reading Solo dates to take yourself on when you’re alone in the city
So I’m going on holiday tomorrow and spent the day searching TripAdvisor and Google to round up the best places to eat, drink, see and do. I don’t know about you, but despite being organised I also quite like to keep my options open, so I usually just make lists and work my way through…… Continue reading The organised girls guide to… Belfast
I know, I know. With a Starbucks at every corner, a new pop-up restaurant every weekend, and a job that requires both a professional wardrobe and a LOT of wine, it can seem totally impossible to even contemplate saving money. Having now lived in a new city for nearly 6 months, I’m here to tell…… Continue reading Money saving tips for when you live in a big city
In recognition of pancake day, the day of the year that I’m sure started off as a religious holiday but is now a way for us to justify eating 67 pancakes in one day, I have rounded up the best brunches in Manchester city centre. I’ve included a restaurant for every brunch eventuality, from a…… Continue reading The best brunches in Manchester City Centre