Cosy Camping in Hendra Holiday’s Luxury Pods

I am not a camper. Remember Meredith Blake from The Parent Trap? If we share any similarities, it’s our views on camping.

I don’t have much luck with tents, whether it’s broken tent poles or a tent that isn’t waterproof – I don’t think there has ever been an instance where a tent hasn’t made me want to cry.

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What’s in my bag? Roadtrip Edition

I could bore you with the spiel on how you should take a satnav/GPS, a torch, an emergency car kit and maybe some tools to help you change a tyre. However, I’ll just take my boyfriend. Lucky for me, he’s a mechanic, which means that I can tell you about all the less mundane things you’ll find me packing for a roadtrip!

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Craving Summer but Pining for Autumn

we’re now in this weird period which is a little past summer, but not even quite the ‘transitional period’ into Autumn. Like I’m desperate to squeeze the last bit of summer out before I start pulling rollnecks and chunky knits out of the wardrobe, but the weather is having other ideas.

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Treat Yo’self – a Primark haul

I was trying to not walk out of Primark with everything but the kitchen sink, but sometimes that’s physically impossible. £4 tee here, £2 fluffy socks there, the new F.R.I.E.N.D.S collection in its entirety and soon enough you’ve spent £50.

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Parma Violet Gin – the perfect summer tipple

I’ve tried a gin or ten in my time. London Dry Gin, Plymouth Gin, Bathtub Gin, Rhubarb Gin, Pink Gin – name it and I’ve probably tried it. The latest flavour-infused gin combo is the old-school sweet parma violet gin.

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Personal Shopping at Topshop – Summer Edition

After my last personal shopping experience just before Christmas, I knew I needed to come back to Topshop, Hanley, for round two. Summer.

This time my personal shopper was Leanne, who also happens to work at my fave vintage shop Sparrowhawk.

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Summer Beauty Favourites

It’s been so long since I wrote a beauty favourites post. I just checked my archives and my last one was back in January – eek. This post is certainly long overdue.

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