Wednesday, January 24

Thinking Positively | Resolutions

The celebration of New Years seems like a distant memory, time has flown by with everybody going back to work and crashing back down to normality. Over the Christmas period, Ben and I were talking about how truly fantastic it was to be off work together, spending quality time at home. Both of us seemed to calm down as soon as we stepped into the house after finishing work on the 22nd December. Further into the Christmas period, we were talking about how it would be great to always be this chilled and relaxed. I know that I myself, when I'm teaching, have so many jobs to do each night after a day where all of my patience and selflessness has been drained. I am sure that I am not alone in thinking of how great it would be to have more spare time, more time to think, enjoy life and slow down from the fast-paced world we live in. There are multiple articles stating that juggling the work-life balance perfectly on an equilibrium is something that many 25-35 year olds struggle with. So, this begged the question for me and Ben, how can we take ownership of our lives, our free time and make time for the things we enjoy?

Saturday, January 20

Provence Post Cards

France will always hold a special place in my heart. If you were a reader way, way, way back when I published 'French Update'Postcards from Carcassonne', you will know that I am practically a local to Provence. Well, not really, but you get the idea. To recap from 4 and 1/2 years ago, my family visit France every year and do a grand tour with the caravan of all the various stops along the way...

Wednesday, January 17

Living On A Building Site | Diaries

I thought that as I and Ben are currently undergoing major renovation works to our property, I would start a new series all about what life is like when living on a building site. As the timescale of the build is unknown and so far we have been in the thick of renovations since May 2017, I don't want to promise a weekly update on what is happening, purely because the building progress will fluctuate. However, something I will say, is that I intend to break this diaries series into phases, and thus today is the start; with 'phase one'.

Saturday, January 13

Interior Series | Kitchen


For the past 2 years, ever since Ben and I moved into our home, we had been restlessly waiting for the right time to renovate and extend our home. The room that we wanted to work on the most was the kitchen. In our previous home, we had a modern, but basic kitchen. Nevertheless, it served its purpose and was easy to navigate round, meaning I was able to cook and bake with ease. This was not the case with our home that we are in now...

Thursday, January 11

Kefalonia Post Cards

Way back when the sun was shining proudly and the days seemed to last an eternity, Ben and I were in Kefalonia, Greece. Amongst other tourist and holidaymakers, we set up camp in a beautiful self-catering hotel called 'Crystal Palace'. We stayed there for 2 whole weeks and throughout this time we grew to know the place very well. Kefalonia is such a beautiful place, and to be honest, anywhere you venture to amongst the many Greek islands; you never seem to be disappointed. There is something for everyone, whether you're seeking peace and quiet, sight-seeing, or a party town; Greece always delivers. 

Saturday, January 6

Blogging: Your Voice Does Matter

A little while ago I did a post all about my return to the blogosphere and what this re-energised love meant for me (Blogging With a Purpose). Ever since my return to blogging, writing and re-immersing myself in photography; I have been the happiest I have been in a while. 

Monday, January 1


So here we are, I can officially wish you a very happy and healthy 2018!