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Top Tips For Caring For Your Car This Summer*

Top Tips For Caring For Your Car This Summer*

Summer is finally, officially here and that can only mean one thing – road trips! I love going on a road trip, especially in the summer when I often find myself driving down country roads, sun shining, windows down and music up. This summer I’ll be driving more than ever as I no […]

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 […]

How To Spend 24 Hours In Edinburgh

How To Spend 24 Hours In Edinburgh

With it’s charming old buildings and quaint cobblestone streets, Edinburgh is the perfect place for a short city break. It has everything you could possibly want in a city; an historic old town, a new town full of high street stores for some retail therapy, […]

A Travelling Fairground and Nostalgic Thoughts

A Travelling Fairground and Nostalgic Thoughts

I’m sitting here listening to the faint din of the travelling fairground that’s recently arrived in my town. It comes every year, in mid-September, and takes over the same park.   I grew up in the house exactly opposite the park so the sound of music banging, […]

Snapshots of Scotland: Edinburgh in August

Snapshots of Scotland: Edinburgh in August

With its tall, imposing historical buildings and beauty on every corner, Edinburgh is the perfect place for a city break, especially during August when the Edinburgh Fringe – the world’s largest arts and culture festival – is in full swing. There’s no doubt that the […]

August Round-Up: Working The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August Round-Up: Working The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

For the whole month of August I was working in one of the venues at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe. I won’t tell you which one as I work for them full time – we are one of the unusual venues if that helps you narrow […]

A Weekend In Brighton- What To See And Do

A Weekend In Brighton- What To See And Do

Everyone should experience Brighton once in their lives. It’s an old school seaside town with pebbles instead of sand, colourful beach huts, and a rickety old pier which holds some terrifyingly heavy fairground rides. It’s also picturesque and quirky, with historical lanes full of street […]