Time is money – the art of complaining

We live in a world fueled by transactions. Service transactions, financial transactions and personal transactions. Nearly everything we do is in exchange for goods, services or an emotional response. From tapping your Oyster Card at the tube station to handing over cash in your local store and calling your friend to invite them for a coffee. Our days are filled…

The little things

As a child, I kept hearing the phrase “It’s the little things” and I’ll confess for a long time I didn’t really know what they were. I can tell you now, realising the little things has opened up a whole new level of happiness. So what are the little things? Think small, no smaller. In fact, don’t think at all.…

Keeping yourself well this winter

The days of pumpkin spice lattes and other obnoxiously sweet syrups are upon us. I, like anyone, love a few sweet treats this time of year, especially when the advent calendars start and there seems to be a something delicious at every corner. Staying well in the winter months needn’t be difficult and at large is centred around what you’re…

My immunity boosting morning routine

It’s getting to that time of year where everyone has a cough or a cold. I stand on the tube in the morning trying to ignore the fact I am in a germ-ridden tin can. I’ve been incorporating these three superfoods into my morning routine for well over 3 months now and have seen my body develop what appears to…

Dreaming of becoming a digital nomad – the lowdown

The world is evolving, and digital technology is unquestionably at the heart of these progressions. This has opened up a whole realm of new working opportunities for the modern generation, my generation, not to mention the generations to come. With the introduction of ever smarter technologies and travel becoming more widely accessible I am just one of many who’d love…

The Culpeper – Perhaps my new favourite London pub

Until I moved to London I took a ‘good pub’ for granted. They just pop up in the countryside, in the middle of nowhere, fire roaring, service friendly. Somehow London has managed to take the pub and turn them into soul-less tourist drinking traps; serving the same drinks with the same sticky menus and leaving you longing for the long-lost…

Coming down gently: Weekend trips to tide you over between holidays

I love travelling. That adrenaline as you land, the smell of a different city and the tastes of a new cuisine. If I won the lottery tomorrow I’d travel the world, slowly, taking in all that it had to offer. Once you get the travel bug, nothing’s worse than those periods between trips. For me these periods can be lengthy,…