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Festival season is coming – stay safe

My friend was travelling in Australia and had gone with some friends to a music festival in Melbourne. Being typically English, the drink was more important that the sunscreen, and she ended up with some pretty bad sunstroke. She actually said that if it wasn’t for the event paramedics who noticed her and helped her, then she might have ended up in hospital. My friend was actually really impressed with the set up in Australia where they often have really good event first aid setups.

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gin and tonic

What are the cool kids drinking these days?

I was reading these blog posts on best gins and best rums and it got me thinking; what are the cool kids drinking these days?

Gin and rum have both come a long way compared with 30 years ago when they were seen as the tipple of slightly unhinged drinkers. Gin in particular has shaken a reputation of being a ‘depressive’ drink, and rum was once an uncultured drink consumed by leery sailors as a quick cheap way for them to get tanked.

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Modern Kitchen

5 Kitchen trends for 2016

If there is one room in my house that I would like to change every year, it’s the kitchen. I’m a sucker for a trendy kitchen and could spend hours in any kitchen shop piecing together the parts for a potential new fit. So what’s going to be big in 2016? Uber modern has been in for […]

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Buying a luxury watch as an investment

With interest rates remaining low for the foreseeable future, I’ve been looking at healthier ways to invest my savings. The obvious investment for everyone in the UK is property. House prices have been rising for so long now that it’s been easy money for so many people. But there are two things putting me off […]

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Yoga in India

In 2014 I was lucky enough to be invited on a Yoga retreat to India with my Yoga class sisters. I must admit, it was somewhere I had never really fancied visiting. I was aware of the great historical culture but I had heard friends say that they had found it all a bit too […]

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Ibiza town

Ibiza alternatives

As much as I love Ibiza, the last couple of visits haven’t been as magical as they used to be. I don’t know if it’s familiarity or the vibe in general is changing, and I really don’t like talking ill of the island, but to me, it’s lost a little bit of its spark. A […]

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