Somehow, the colour scheme for the post has ended up being very green. I don't particular ever decorate with green, but hey, there ya go! Anyway, I mentioned in this post (and then again in this post, because hell, why not?) that Ben and I are moving soon! Not only are we moving, but we’re consolidating (i.e. … Continue reading Decorating on a Budget: A Guide for Beginners on Where to Shop and What to Buy
I love Paris and France and everything about it: The imagery it conjures, the food, the culture, the wine, the fashion! Every woman who loves any of these things has a love affair with Paris, after all, who wouldn't want to dance beneath the Eiffel Tower, whilst sipping Champagne and nibbling Macarons during Fashion Week? … Continue reading Paris: A Love story that is very possibly not meant to be
I had the most wonderful day on Saturday, despite finding a white in my freshly dyed hair. I literally had dyed it two hours before hand! Time to find a new dye, methinks, and maybe try something a little bit redder… Anyway! The sun was out, it was warm (for Scotland, anyway), and just a … Continue reading Chicken Puttanesca (baked chicken with tomatoes, chili and olives)
When I was a youngin’ I decided to have some artwork inked onto my body. No big deal, right? This was the early 00’s afterall, when tattoos still weren’t a common thing but were starting to become far more mainstream. Day by day more people were getting tattoos and piercings, and the industry was definitely … Continue reading Tattoo Removal: The Good, The Bad, & the Painful!
I think we’re all living in interesting times at the moment, especially with what happened yesterday in London. I had written this post a few days ago, and scheduled it to go live this morning, but now I feel somewhat reluctant to share my good news during such dark hours. However, we must go on, we must … Continue reading Living in Interesting Times
Happy Spring Equinox! It would be remiss of me not to mention that it is actually snowing today in Glasgow. Spring has Sprung, huh? It’s not quite summer yet, but despite the snow, the sun is already rising earlier, setting later, and weather forecasts are predicting double digits next week! This of course means it’s … Continue reading 5 Simple Spring Salads
It’s been a very tiresome past month, with life doing its best to bring me down, so putting much thought into what I’d be posting hasn’t been at the top of my agenda. I have been cooking (I am always cooking) however trying to take photos or finding the inspiration to write just hasn’t been … Continue reading Roast Garlic Creamy Linguine
When I am not looking at shoes or recipes, I am in the kitchen cooking my little heart out. Cooking for me is the greatest stress relief, and I look forward to my time spent in the kitchen most thoroughly and plan my recipes well in advance. I am pretty sure Ben is sick of … Continue reading Top 10 Kitchen Tips, Tricks & Hacks
When I lived in England in 2015 I found that they had gone a bit beetroot crazy and a beetroot salad was to be found on every damn menu in town. Whether it was a pub, cafe or restaurant, verywhere I turned I saw this salad on a menu. Of course, me being me,it meant that … Continue reading Beetroot & Goats Cheese Salad
I didn’t always have anxiety, at least, I didn’t think I did. I just had insomnia, right? Insomnia isn’t anxiety! Neither is the occasional panic attack… or not being able to enter a venue by myself… or the tight chest when thinking about certain situations… or a very long list of other things that are … Continue reading What is Anxiety?
Everyone has that one dish they cook to impress people, and this is mine. Moist and succulent on the inside, crazy crunchy on the outside, and intensely flavoured, if I am entertaining (or if Ben and I are having a lazy movie day) this is my go to recipe. I first discovered Karaage (also known … Continue reading 1-2-3 Karaage! Japanese Popcorn Chicken
Spring has sprung! Of course, I am talking about meteorological Spring, rather than Astrological Spring which isn’t until the Equinox on 20 March (according to the MET Office), but six-one. Although it is still quite cold here in Glasgow, with night time temperatures hovering around 1°C mark, it’s still time to say goodbye to the … Continue reading Why Spring is Overated