Rediscovering Benefit

Benefit makeup was something I LOVED in my late teens and early twenties. Just about discovering makeup (I was late to the game) I remember the soft colours and fun packaging being of appeal to me, my pale skin and nervousness of looking too caked in stuff. My favourites were the Dandelion blusher and the […]

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Books I read in September

Books I read in September

September is the start of my favourite time of year…AUTUMN! Not only do I love the weather and all the celebrations autumn embodies but it means publishers are bringing out all of their big hitters in the run up to Christmas. So grab a hot chocolate and a cosy blanket and read about books I […]

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8 reasons why I love Sense and Sensibility

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility is one of my favourite Austen’s and here are 8 reasons why…. 1.Reading a story featuring three sisters always provided my only child-self with glee. 2. Marianne Dashwood is one of my favourite characters in literature. She is a romantic, loves reading and music, and her heartbreak (200 years on) is still as […]

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5 cosy autumn reads

For me, autumn provides the perfect excuse for staying inside and reading books. No more BBQs or beer gardens to attend, just bedding down with a good book and warm beverage. Here are 5 of my favourites to do just that this autumn.

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Visiting Hogwarts at Christmas

If you haven’t already been to Warner Brother’s Harry Potter studio tour then I highly recommend you visit. For fans it is like stepping into the world of Harry Potter and for non-fans, the tour is a fascinating insight into film making. I visited November 2015 when the studio decked the halls with all the Christmas themed […]

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Books I read in August

Although the weather was hot in August I was reading a head to some of the titles coming out this Autumn.   Highly anticipated Swing Time by Zadie Smith lives up to all expectations. It tells the story of two girls growing up in north-west London with a passion for dancing. The story follows them […]

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