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2017

Eats and Drinks

A Private Chef at Home

I love hosting dinner parties. They are probably the only ‘adult’ thing I’m pretty sure I do well. Having a bunch of loved ones, sat round my table I am in my element, sloshing more wine into their glasses and insisting on giving everyone second helpings. I’m pretty well versed at choosing my dinner party menus carefully- I mean, I’ve watched 539749747 episodes of Come Dine With Me, so I know that you need a balance between spending time with your guests, and  ...

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Feel-Good

What my Anxiety has Taught Me + a Mental Health Link Library

It’s World Mental Health Day today. Fitting really, that it falls on a day where I’ve had to work from home, purely because my anxiety is so bad I can’t face leaving the house. Yep, that’s right. The thought of walking out of my front door and having to interact with people and get on trains and smile and be okay in all the other millions of moments that make up a day was filling me with such fear, dread and panic that, well, I just would not have been any good to  ...

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Travel

No 1 Lounge, Gatwick

I love waiting until September to take a holiday. Whilst everyone else has the back to school blues, I love coming back to the office with a face full of freckles- it just feels quite smug. Yes I’m very popular at work, thanks for asking. He and I were off on our jollies to Turkey a few weeks ago- I can’t really tell you much about Turkey, but I CAN tell you what the sun lounger by the pool was like. I’m usually a city break kind of gal but it felt SO GOOD to just lie in  ...

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Feel-Good

What even IS success?

Lots of big changes have happened over the last two years for me. I talked recently about how I’ve been feeling like a I need a new goal, a new project- and I still think that. However, I feel like only now is the dust from all those big changes starting to really settle, allowing me the space and time to analyse my feelings properly. One of the things that I’ve been thinking about most recently, is the concept of success. Guys, what even IS success? There is such a pressure to  ...

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