National Cream Tea Day at The Alverton Hotel
Cornwall, Lifestyle

#NationalCreamTeaDay at The Alverton

I was very lucky to be invited to The Alverton, the only four-star hotel in Truro, to sample their afternoon tea* and Friday's National Cream Tea Day seemed like the perfect opportunity. I was able to bring a guest and thought I'd treat my mum to thank her for all the help since Jenson has… Continue reading #NationalCreamTeaDay at The Alverton

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The Christmas Tag: My favourite Christmas memories and traditions

Holidays are coming! It doesn't matter how old you get, Christmas is always the most magical time of year. Even if you've aged into a bit of a scrooge, it only take the sounds of kids singing carols, a beautiful light switch on or a busy market to fill you with some of that good,… Continue reading The Christmas Tag: My favourite Christmas memories and traditions

the little book of surfing book launch
Books, Cornwall, Lifestyle

Book Launch: The Little Book of Surfing

On Saturday I went along to the official book launch of Emma Mansfield's The Little Book of Surfing in Waterstones, Truro. I met her on the marketing course and she is also the author of the beautiful Little Book of Cornwall (amongst others). It was a genuinely lovely event, with a bit of bubbly and… Continue reading Book Launch: The Little Book of Surfing

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Highlights of the week

Here's your weekly dose of recommended reading. Enjoy! Lifestyle The End of an Era - Domestic Sluttery Why I decided to quit my soul-sucking job - Hello Giggles Thoughts that come to mind when turning 25 - Chapter Friday Film & TV 18 reasons Chris Pratt is your next big crush - Hello Giggles Warner… Continue reading Highlights of the week


Highlights of the week

Lots to peruse this week, from Lena Dunham to fairy lights, new book releases and tasty recipes. Enjoy! Lifestyle Modern home office design ideas - 10 of the best - House to Home Lena Dunham opens birth control discussion on Twitter and the result is amazing - Cosmopolitan 41 Things No British Person Can Ever… Continue reading Highlights of the week

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Poundland bargains

It's not very often that I feel inspired to write about Poundland but sometimes you can have an incredible shopping sesh in there! I popped into the Truro branch yesterday and it turned out to be loads better than the one in Penzance. I only went in for a photo frame as I had just… Continue reading Poundland bargains