Lifestyle · Travel

Florence part 2: The culture & the vibe

The culture Dripping in history, Firenze (as the Italians say) is one of those cities where you can end up feeling a tad overwhelmed. It’s fairly small as a whole, but it feels as if every street has a story to tell. Of course, some stories are more famous than others. There’s the Ponte Vecchio, with the… Continue reading Florence part 2: The culture & the vibe

Lifestyle · Travel

5 thoughts on… going on holiday on your own

I’m posting this from Florence, Italy, where I’m staying for a few days – on my own. This isn’t necessarily new territory for me (going solo, that is – Firenze is all new!), but it made me consider the practicalities of going away on my own and why I do it. So I had some… Continue reading 5 thoughts on… going on holiday on your own

Lifestyle

Top 5 running tips for rubbish runners

Now, I’m not a total stranger to running. I exercise pretty frequently, and sometimes that’ll include a run. But I will categorically deny being ‘a runner’, because on the whole I believe myself to be rubbish at it. Useless. Absolutely knackered after 5 minutes, hating every second, certainly not capable of running any kind of distance. Well,… Continue reading Top 5 running tips for rubbish runners

Beauty · Lifestyle

5 thoughts on… looking presentable at work when you start before 9am

Working in an environment that offers flexible working hours, 9/10 times I will find myself in the office before 9am. This is great for numerous reasons: its quieter, so productivity levels tend to soar. You can enjoy breakfast at the canteen before all the good stuff’s gone. And of course, you can leave earlier. Hooray! It… Continue reading 5 thoughts on… looking presentable at work when you start before 9am