With Europe and beyond going on full lockdown, many people are now looking to work remotely for the first time. Having worked remotely from sunbed scribblings to building spreadsheets from my local coffee shop, I’m going to miss the freedom of picking my work up wherever I like but with social distancing and working during the lockdown looming, I thought I would offer some of my top 10 tried and tested tips for working from home. … More 10 Tips for Working Remotely Like a Pro
It’s creeping towards that time of year again. The leaves are falling, the weather is getting colder and those mince pies are calling. In what has become a yearly tradition, my friend Leah and I were making plans to partake of some of that yuletide joy at one of my favourite markets. Here’s what you can expect from this year’s festivities. … More Manchester Christmas Markets 2019
Heading off to Birmingham this weekend, a friend and I decided to check out a sight I had been meaning to visit for quite some time. Right in the centre of Birmingham is a trip back in time, full of tin baths and old-fashioned sweets. Book in on the tour and you’ll find out everything from what a ‘gazunda’ is to exactly how many people you can really fit in a ‘two bedroom’ house. … More Birmingham Back to Backs
One of the few perks of full time office work is taking part in brand-hosted training days. Today’s trip took us to the incredible Alton Towers Hotel, Staffordshire. After a morning filling our brains, we headed to the UK’s biggest theme park to check out some of my favourite rides. … More Exploring Alton Towers Resort – The UK’s Biggest Theme Park
Taking a wander to the lovely town of Stratford-Upon-Avon in Warwickshire, we went in search of the purr-fect Cat Cafe. Inspired by its position in the birthplace of William Shakespeare, the Shakespaw Cat Cafe is home to a family of furry friends and an abundance of sweet treats to enjoy. … More Shakespaw Cat Cafe – The Midland’s First Cat Cafe
Settling down we were in a dream of china tea sets, beautifully-laid tables and a cake selection on show that made us drool in our seats. Discovering Whitmore Tea Rooms, Staffordshire … More Tea in Staffordshire – Whitmore Tea Rooms
A sunny Easter holiday saw us making the drive across to Leicester to visit somewhere i have had my sights set on for a while. Boasting space suits, astronaut training (ish) and a glorious domed screen, the space centre is a trip around the moon and more. … More Taking on the Stars – The National Space Centre
With a week of annual leave falling in the UK Easter holidays this year, an unorganised me had yet again left firm travel plans to the very last minute. With a hopeful week of sun heading England’s way, where better to explore than the land of cream teas and pirates? … More Three Days in Cornwall – Exploring England’s Southern Point
As someone always on the lookout for something new, finding a local gem is the perfect way to discover something new without even having to jump on a plane. Based in Crewe and described as a ‘twisted rock n roll band’, the King’s Pistol are making their rounds of the local circuits ahead of their newest album release and I couldn’t be more excited! … More Keeping it Local – Checking out the King’s Pistol
An afternoon outing to central London took us to the cultural South Bank for an afternoon of discovery among some of London’s iconic sites. From entrancing sights of the capital city’s skyline to a glimpse of one of the most famous playwrights to ever live, here’s what we got up to on a trip to London’s South Bank.
… More An Afternoon of Culture on London’s South Bank
Hiking the Peak District has to be one of my favourite things to do. But hidden up here is an absolute gem where you might find yourself taking a giant pig for a walk or petting a giant Flemish rabbit in the same day. Peak Wildlife has had a complete overhaul in recent times making it even better than ever. … More Peak Wildlife Park – Midlands Days Out
Perfectly secluded on the lovely Welsh border lives the dream destination for any book-lover. An entire town devoted to all-things literature-related, Hay-on-Wye is the ultimate bucket list destination for bibliophiles.