27 September 2017

BOTTOMLESS BIRTHDAY BRUNCH AT ASIA DE CUBA

last weekend - the only weekend i had free before my trip to japan, i took the opportunity to celebrate my birthday a little early, seeing as i'll be spending 17 of my actual…
25 September 2017

HOW TO KICK START YOUR HOLIDAY AT NO 1 LOUNGES

i'm on a quest to find the best way to handle an early morning flight; i've tried a budget airport-adjacent hotel room. i'll be trying a luxury in-airport smart hotel
22 September 2017

CABIN ZERO TO CABIN HERO

i learned some very real things about hard cases and hand luggage recently, when i did zerrrrrro research before jumping in an getting myself a new case for short-haul travel. le…
21 September 2017

HEADING OUT-OUT FOR GATSBY LATES

a few weekends ago i did a totally un-erica thing, and went out-out. i reserve my few out-out nights a year for special events like musical bingo, novelty club nights, or cultura…
20 September 2017

DISCO YOGA IS MY NEW FAVOURITE KIND OF YOGA

possibly because before disco yoga i didn't have a favourite kind of yoga, but whatever the case, i do now. i'd heard about the alternate-exercise craze a few times throu…
18 September 2017

GET ME TO THE GREEK

i've yet to get to greece, though it's been on my bucket list for a really, really long time. i have always had a special place in my heart for greek food though; garlic,…
15 September 2017

MAKE THE BOYS WINK

do you ever just feel so certain about something that when you discover that the opposite is true, you start to question everything else you've been sure about in your life? …
13 September 2017

SIX MORE REASONS TO DISCOVER NEWCASTLE GATESHEAD

our trip to newcastle over the august bank holiday weekend did not just include eating and drinking our way around the great north. no, no. we also had planned to see and learn e…
11 September 2017

A CHEEKY CHIQUITOS

last monday was supposed to be momentous. it was supposed to be the day that changed history. it was supposed to be the day that we went "full bangarang", and actually …
9 September 2017

ON PHOTOGRAPHY

i don't have the patience for good photography; for learning how to take my camera off of auto mode and understand what all the functions do; for spending time practising and…
8 September 2017

A DAY TRIP TO MERSEA ISLAND

a few weeks ago rebekah sent me a picture of a row of colourful beach huts and a message that read "this is mersea island. it's not far from colchester. wanna go next we…
6 September 2017

IN THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

it's been a month now since i had a mini meltdown and made an appointment with my doctor to see about increasing my meds, and i thought it'd be a good time to share a lit…
4 September 2017

EAT, SLEEP, DRINK, REPEAT IN NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE

despite the media-born reputation newcastle has itself thanks to the likes of geordie shore and its many knock-off series, i was mega excited to spend the weekend exploring the n…
1 September 2017

IN COLOURFUL COMPANY MEETS DREAMLAND MARGATE

remember that super self-congratulatory post i wrote the other week about my first colour walk, and how in colourful company has changed my life a little bit? well, get ready for…

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