The Shepherd & Dog, Fulking – A Review

No-one quite masters the art of the country pub like the British. I’m a huge fan of the Great British Country Pub, with their historic architecture, sprawling beer-gardens and central community feel. A pub is a place to meet, eat, drink, and enjoy. With the cost of eating and drinking out increasing the very best pubs are those that can…

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4 days in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a beautiful city. Often tarred with the red-light district there’s so much more to see and do than smoke weed and gawp at prostitutes. I was fortunate enough to visit for four full days in June and felt that was the perfect amount of time to feel absorbed into city life, see the sights and experience the ambience.…

Three short breaks on my 2018 travel to-do list

Sitting now with work commitments and rent to pay I realise the true value of my wasted gap-year. Well, it wasn’t entirely wasted, I worked hard but spent my money on trivial things, oh how I wish I could do it all again, every penny would go towards travelling. Oh, the joys of hindsight. But there’s no point dwelling too…

Perspective.

You may have noticed that my blog has been lacking some of its usual emotion recently. I’ve been writing posts but finding myself somewhat distanced for them, writing for the sake of writing, not feeling the words I’ve been putting out. The truth is that I  have been finding it hard to write raw content filled with honesty and emotion…

Renting in London – budgets, money and more…

Growing up I always assumed that adulthood entailed getting a job and buying a big house. It turns out that only part of that was right. I most definitely had to get a job but buying a big house was far from reality. Instead, I found myself spending hours on Right Move looking at overpriced, run down flats in London…

Things to remember when you decide to get a dog

Dogs are quite simply gods gift on this earth and I think everyone can be made a better person by owning one. But there are a few things to consider before you get a dog. The little things people often neglect. Dogs are a commitment, a lifelong commitment that can last 15 years or even more and there’s a lot…

Not your everyday holiday essentials

It’s rapidly approaching peak holiday season with everyone and their dog jetting off to some exotic location to relax, unwind and enjoy the summer sun. I was going to write a holiday essentials guide; filled with bikinis, inflatables and all those things that have been mentioned time and time again by countless bloggers and magazines, but then I had an…