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Room 203 – Cardiff Marriott Hotel

Room 203 – Cardiff Marriott Hotel

Travel
Another concert, another hotel. This time I was seeing Robbie Williams at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on what turned out to be the hottest June day in more than ... Read more
Papercuts: Like a sunflower…

Papercuts: Like a sunflower…

Etc
When Lana from Twenty Fingers asked if I’d be interested in reviewing a personalised papercut from their website, I jumped at the chance. Twenty Fingers is a family-run business creating ... Read more
Room 303 – Novotel Birmingham Airport Hotel

Room 303 – Novotel Birmingham Airport Hotel

Travel
Despite not jetting off to exotic climates, Novotel Birmingham Airport Hotel was the perfect hotel for my needs the other night. I was seeing my favourite band, Take That, at ... Read more
Fire & Ice

Fire & Ice

Stationery
My favourite fountain pen ink colour is usually purple, but having seen a review for Robert Oster Fire & Ice (a blue ink), I couldn’t wait to get my hands ... Read more
Say Nice Things: Journals and Notebooks

Say Nice Things: Journals and Notebooks

Stationery
We are a couple of weeks into the new year now and, if you haven’t already, it’s a great time to start a journal. Bullet journalling is on the rise, ... Read more
2016 Round-up (a.k.a Roll on 2017!)

2016 Round-up (a.k.a Roll on 2017!)

Etc, Life
2016 has definitely been a year to forget. It’s been my most emotional, stressful and upsetting year, and one I hope I never have to repeat. Thankfully, it’s nearly over ... Read more
Stationery Sunday – Silvine Originals

Stationery Sunday – Silvine Originals

Stationery
Silvine notebooks bring back lovely childhood memories. I would walk down to the village shop with my £1 weekly pocket money and purchase a 25p mix of sweets, a can ... Read more
Water: Infused!

Water: Infused!

Food
I’ve been taking a bottle of water with me to work for a long time, but plain old water sometimes gets just a bit boring and tasteless. I don’t drink ... Read more
Free-from Chocolatey Heaven

Free-from Chocolatey Heaven

Food
I’ve begun a quest to find some tasty dairy-free “milk” chocolate… Something which tastes similar to proper milk chocolate (like Cadburys or Milka). I’ve yet to find any, but who ... Read more
Delicious Alchemy Quick Cook Original Porridge Oats

Delicious Alchemy Quick Cook Original Porridge Oats

Food
Now winter is most definitely with us and the mornings and evenings are most definitely colder, what’s better than tucking into a hot bowl of porridge? However, not all porridge ... Read more
Delicious Alchemy Oaty Cookies

Delicious Alchemy Oaty Cookies

Food
After writing my Delicious Alchemy Chocolate Brownie & Swedish Glace Vanilla Ice Cream post, I was lucky enough to be contacted by Delicious Alchemy with the offer of being sent ... Read more

Review: Open the Cage, Murphy! by Paul O’Grady

Books & Films
Paul O’Grady (and his alter ego Lily Savage) has had quite a life, so perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that ‘Open the Cage, Murphy!’ is not his first ... Read more
PSDCovers – Digital product shots within seconds

PSDCovers – Digital product shots within seconds

Technology
Yesterday evening a friend messaged me and asked for advice on a lightbox kit for product photography. After a brief conversation, I enquired as to what the product was. Greeting ... Read more
Delicious Alchemy Chocolate Brownie & Swedish Glace Smooth Vanilla Ice Cream

Delicious Alchemy Chocolate Brownie & Swedish Glace Smooth Vanilla Ice Cream

Food
It’s not easy to find delicious puddings when you’re on a gluten-free and dairy-free diet. So when I spotted Delicious Alchemy’s Gluten & Dairy Free Chocolate Brownie Mix in Co-op, ... Read more