Month: December 2017

Feeling Festive In Funchal

Feeling Festive In Funchal

Funchal, the capital city of Madeira, may be small but it’s Christmas celebrations are anything but! Find out what they’ve got going on this year – and why I feel more festive here than back home

Gifts That Give Something Back

Gifts That Give Something Back

 Buying gifts for people has become something of a competition in recent years. Everyone is trying to get the best or most expensive gift, and there seems to be huge pressure to ‘top’ last years’ gift. But what about people who can’t afford expensive presents? […]

A Spontaneous Day Trip To Manchester

A Spontaneous Day Trip To Manchester

Since I moved to Nottingham I have gotten it into my head that I’ve moved so far north that I might as well be in Yorkshire. This belief is what led me to booking a spontaneous train ticket to Manchester on Saturday. I’ve spent a […]

An Autumn Book Haul

An Autumn Book Haul

I’ve been slack with reading this year. According to Goodreads (let’s be pals!) I’ve only read 10 books this year. Ten! How terrible is that? I always find that I don’t really want to read during the summer, or I just don’t have the time […]