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Madeira Photo Diary: Postcards From Paradise Island

Madeira Photo Diary: Postcards From Paradise Island

Madeira, the little Portuguese Archipelago off the coast of Africa, often flies under people’s radar as they prefer to visit the nearby Canary Islands instead. These people are missing out on something truly special. Madeira is made up of four islands, one of which is […]

Top Tips For New Vegetarians/Vegans

Top Tips For New Vegetarians/Vegans

I’ve seen lots of people on social media who have given up meat and dairy (or at least reduced their consumption) in the new year, and I couldn’t be happier! There are also lots of people who took part in Veganuary  which is great. I […]

Monthly Round-Up: January 2018

Monthly Round-Up: January 2018

January is over and it only lasted 939389 months! For me personally it’s been different to the month I had planned – and I’ve spent way more money than I expected to as well! It’s also the start of me sorting my life out… finally. […]

Re-evaluating my blog content for 2018

Re-evaluating my blog content for 2018

In this current climate of massive (negative) change and hatred firmly planting itself in society, blogging seems like a very difficult task. Don’t get me wrong, I still love this little space of mine and I love writing, but it’s hard to find the motivation […]

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 […]