6 easy ways to cut back your spending

In June 2017 I committed myself to a year-long lease on a flat in London with barely enough income to make the rent. I had…

Three blogging basics you should master

Starting my blog is one of the best things I have ever done. It has allowed me to indulge in my love of words, to…

Is wi-fi now a key consideration for travellers?

We’re living in a digital age. I don’t know anyone without a smartphone and the day the BT van is spotted on our street, we…

5 TV landscapes you can visit in the UK

I’ve always had a thing for gardens, nature and landscapes. Perhaps it was my countryside upbringing or my mother’s love of plants that have filtered…

It’s time for some summer inspiration

It may be snowing outside right now and I may have forgotten what sunshine feels like so I think it’s time to set a mood…

Slow holidays – what are they and why should you try …

Sometimes it seems as though we are living our lives in the fast lane, at 100mph, always eager to get onto the next thing, the…

Easy gluten-free Yakisoba with Yutaka

Asian cuisine is notoriously difficult if you’re trying to live a gluten-free lifestyle, with many recipes containing soya-sauce as a base ingredient. As a result, I…