• Travel
  • 10.2.2017

US Travel Diary 3 – LA to Phoenix

The road trip has officially begun! Our first journey was from LA to Phoenix, with a few quirky stops on the way. I can’t start the day without being caffeinated so we popped back to Superba for a coffee and pastry from their in-house bakery, which we enjoyed in the car park whist setting up […]

  • Food
  • 7.2.2017

Intelligentsia Coffee

Yet another rainy day in Venice meant a beach day was out of the question, but after a serious lack of wifi I was happy to reacquaint myself with my laptop and get back online. Los Angeles is full of cool coffee shops but one which kept on coming  up was Intelligentsia, a small chain starting […]

  • Fashion and Beauty
  • 3.2.2017

My Holiday Packing Style

If you are a regular reader you might have noticed that I love to travel, but the one downside to globe trotting is: packing. It requires organisation and discipline, which are skills that are not natural to me. After making many many packing mistakes (including trying to backpack around the world  alone with a 32kg suitcase) […]

  • Travel
  • 1.2.2017

Salton Sea – US Road Trip

I am a huge fan of post-apocalyptic films; they indulge my fascination with how it might all end and the fragility of human existence. During my road trip I felt like I got one step closer to experiencing what the world would look like if it was to suddenly be taken out when Pablo and I stopped […]

  • Life
  • 26.1.2017

Getting A Smear Test

It’s Cervical Cancer Prevention Week so I thought I would share my smear test experience with you. I knew it was coming, yet the day my smear test letter dropped on the doormat I hoped that they had got the wrong address. I have a lot of anxiety about my body and the thought of being […]

  • Travel
  • 25.1.2017

Travel Diary Day 2 – Los Angeles

After a grey start to our trip to LA we awoke to sunshine breaking through the clouds, giving a glimpse of the Californian weather I was expecting. Typically, this was the day we were picking up our rental car, but before this we had a little time to walk around and grab some brunch. Today […]