Category Archives for "Travel"
5 Minute Read Who doesn’t love a city break. They are short and sweet, not too expensive, and if you time it well – Friday morning to Monday evening – your boss, clients or kids won’t even notice you’ve gone. Don’t know if you caught Rick Stein’s Long Weekends (BBC2), but I think Rick (who […]Read more
6 MINUTE READ Right now, like at this moment, there’s a guy from New York in my bed. He’s been lathering himself with my shower gel, cooking with my oven and, if he has any sense… using my Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar (it’s the good stuff). Last week it was a Brazilian couple 🇧🇷 […]Read more
4 MINUTE READ A few weeks ago I had just finished a big work project and there was nothing particularly pressing in my life for the next few days – apart from my P11D (it’s a horrible tax form for self-employed people that involves mileage for the last year, petty cash stuff and generally hard […]Read more
SO…apparently the average woman spends 30 hours getting ready for a holiday. 30 HOURS!! Jeez. I remember the days when you brushed your hair, packed last year’s sun cream, a hair bobble, a lippy and off you toddled. Now, if you follow all the pre-holiday tips out there you need a spreadsheet, a set of […]Read more
Packing is a pain – not that you’d think so if you’ve ever read one of those cheery 10 tips articles where all you have to do is opt for a capsule wardrobe – say blue and white with an accent of tangarine – and the next thing you know you’re lying on a lounger, […]Read more