• Why My New Year’s Resolution Is To Reduce My Plastic Use, And Yours Should Be Too

    December 11, 2018

    Plastic is the devil. Well, no it’s not. But single-use plastic certainly isn’t good! On Wednesday evening I was invited to attend Hubbub’s Living With Less Plastic workshop, and it was a great eye-opener. Before I went, I was expecting to be completely overwhelmed by how much I would be taught and how nearly everything…

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  • REVIEW: Cinderella Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto, Leeds

    December 1, 2018

    It’s been a THOUSAND YEARS since I last saw a pantomime! OK, well that may be a bit of an exaggeration, but it certainly feels like it. The last one I can recall was when I was 6-years-old, so I’m well overdue a festive visit to see a panto. The idea of slapstick ‘comedy’ that…

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  • A Night Of Prosecco And Christmas Shopping With Harrogate Tribe

    November 27, 2018

    It’s exactly a month till Christmas! Well, just under now actually… So we all know what that means… Cue the mad dash to Boots to buy everyone’s last minute gifts. Every year I say that I’m going to gradually buy everyone’s gifts gradually so that I don’t leave it last minute and have no money…

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  • Monkeying Around At ‘Go Ape Temple Newsam’, Leeds

    November 19, 2018

    I was recently invited to try out the new Go Ape course at Temple Newsam. The adventurer inside of me was absolutely buzzing about it. And the worrier inside me was screaming, ‘BUT WHAT IF YOU DIE??’ Needless to say, the worrier in me had no need to panic. I had the best day and…

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  • Opening Night At Craft Asylum, Leeds

    November 18, 2018

    Craft Asylum at Granary Wharf opened its doors on Friday 16th November, so since it is close to my workplace it was mandatory to nip in for after-work drinks. Craft Asylum #1 is the creation of Salt Beer Factory, a local micro-brewery specialising in ‘unifying heritage and modern brewing’. Craft Asylum has popped up to…

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  • The Best Spots For Date Night Drinks In Leeds

    November 15, 2018

    Date night. We all have it at some point in our lives. Whether it is a scheduled weekly event with your long-term partner or you’ve started seeing someone, it inevitably comes around. I’m sure we can all agree that picking a venue for a date night is always a pain. Deciding on a nice location…

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  • Do You Ever Get Over Your Anxiety?

    November 7, 2018

    Anybody who suffers from spells of anxiety will know what a royal pain in the ass it is. It can ruin your day… your week… your month… or even your year. Or, hell, every year in some way! I guess no one told you life was gonna be this way… I guess I’ve always been…

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  • Potting Balls And Downing Cocktails At Junkyard Golf Club Leeds

    October 22, 2018

    Anyone who knows me knows that I love a novelty cocktail. I also love childish games like laser quest, bowling, running around arcades and crazy golf. So combine the two and I am in basic-white-girl heaven. Junkyard Golf Club Leeds recently opened in The Light, and it’s been on my to-do list ever since it…

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  • Six The Musical – The Feminist Musical Blowing Up London’s West End

    October 7, 2018

    The Tudor period was a time where women were the property of men and second-class citizens. So, I love that Six The Musical has given the fierce (and unlucky) wives of Henry VIII a voice, finally. And they are all badasses! Six The Musical brings feminism to the forefront of, pretty much, one of the…

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  • My Tips For Coping With Anxiety In A Busy World

    September 26, 2018

    This crazy world can be a bit overwhelming at times. Sometimes you can struggle to find the time to do the basic things. You know, like eat, sleep, and sometimes even breathe. There’s an obvious reason why there are such high numbers of people with anxiety nowadays and it’s because we are always on the…

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  • How To Spend 72 Hours In Split, Croatia

    September 20, 2018

    Back in June, we jetted off to Croatia for a week of sun, relaxation and Games of Thrones location sightings. Which was bloomin’ marvellous! We wanted to make the most out of our time so we split our week in half, spending the first few days in Dubrovnik and then spending our last 72 hours…

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  • Harry Potter And The Over-Rated Play – A Review Of ‘The Cursed Child’

    September 16, 2018

    “If you have to ask, you’ll never know. If you know, you need only ask.” Those were the words my best friend said to me when she announced she had a surprise for me on her wedding day. When she said them, I had no idea what she was on about. So maybe I should…

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  • The Hottest Podcasts You Should Be Listening To – And Why

    September 13, 2018

    I’ll say it once and I’ll say it again: PODCASTS ARE AWESOME! I honestly don’t know what I was doing with my life before podcasts. They are so easy to listen to and they provide me with endless stories, talking points and laughs. You can pop one on in the background while you’re at work…

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  • Is ‘Heathers: The Musical’ Worthy Of The Hype?

    September 9, 2018

    Once upon a time, drama nerds were in fact, deemed as ‘nerds’. But now, thanks to the rise of social media platforms such as YouTube transforming kids singing in their bedrooms into superstars, the tables have turned. Drama is now cool. It’s cool to be quirky and dramatic and talented. Hence, one of the reasons…

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  • Just A Quick Reminder To Treasure Your Siblings

    August 22, 2018

    I ran into my grandma at the weekend. I told her how I was going to my first Leeds United game that afternoon and she told me how she has a Leeds United scarf at home. She has had this scarf for probably over 50 years. The scarf belonged to my grandma’s younger brother who…

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  • Social Media Is Killing My Self-Esteem

    August 15, 2018

    I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling like my life is pretty mediocre? I feel like I’m not amounting to anything; like I’m doing nothing exciting with my life. Last night I just sat in the flat feeling like ‘what is the point in even trying?’ I don’t know where everyone is finding the time…

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  • ‘Ship Life’: What It’s Really Like Working And Living On A Cruise Ship

    August 14, 2018

    Everyone assumes that working on a cruise ship is glamorous. But I have some news for you. It’s not really. Life at sea is a whole breed of its own. It destroys your soul one second and leaves you flying as high as a kite with happiness the next. It’s a whirlwind for sure, and…

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  • Life Lessons I Learned From This Year’s Series Of ‘Love Island’

    July 31, 2018

    This year was the first time I’ve watched Love Island. Eight weeks of my life lost to the depths of time, solely dedicated to spending an hour each night watching a load of gym junkies ‘get off’ with each other. I mean, what more could you want right? Well aside from serious body confidence issues…

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