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Bath City Guide

If you follow me on Instagram, you might know that I have a soft spot for Jane Austen. Pride & Prejudice is my favourite book and Mr Darcy ruined me for other men. Austen lived briefly in Bath and that was reason enough for me to be desperate to visit.

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Bradford-on-Avon & Widbrook Grange

Widbrook Grange If you asked me to describe my perfect weekend away, I’d probably describe a house in the countryside, with plenty of delicious food, interesting places to explore, and comfy bed to come back to when you’re all adventured out. In other words, I’d describe a weekend at Widbrook

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A Cosy Evening at The Wine House 1821

The Wine House 1821 *please note this experience was gifted in exchange for an honest review* It’s not everyday you get to sit back and enjoy a glass of wine in a gorgeous Georgian townhouse in Edinburgh so when The Wine House 1821 invited me to come in and sample

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January Reading Round-Up

If you’ve followed me on Instagram for a while, you’ll know I’m a self-confessed bookworm. I love reading books, buying books, and talking about books. Reading is a huge part of my life and there’s nothing I love more than enjoying other people’s recommendations. Most of the books I read

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A Wintry Weekend in the Cotswolds

Stow-on-the-Wold We stayed in a lovely village called Stow-on-the-Wold, which sounds a bit like somewhere you’d expect to find in a children’s storybook! The village is full of lovely boutiques, pubs, coffee shops, and a gorgeous bookshop. We were staying in a little holiday cottage so we ate in a

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Barter Books, Alnwick

“In a second-hand bookshop head to the back, find the old books with dust undisturbed and worn off covers for these clothe true treasures.” Rachel Hall Bookshop of Dreams My new year’s resolution for 2019 was to blog at least once a month (setting the bar fairly low, I’ll admit.)

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Exploring Edinburgh with the National Art Pass

This post is in partnership with the National Art Pass & Art Fund The lovely folk at Art Fund have recently completed an interesting study on wellbeing. Specifically, how our wellbeing is impacted by how we use our time and how stressed we feel. They highlight the fact that even though

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A Weekend in Dublin

A friend of mine recently moved to Dublin from Edinburgh. The silver lining of this is that it gave me the perfect excuse to spend a weekend in Dublin visiting her and exploring the city! It’s somewhere that has long been on my bucket-list (particularly given its many literary connections!)

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