+ Our Kitchen Redesign: Before and After

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Over nine weeks ago our builders started work on the kitchen and it’s still not 100% finished, but I just have to share some photos anyway! The kitchen redesign was originally pitched to us as a two-week job, but due to various issues (inaccurate measurements, poor communication between our builder and the kitchen fitters)…

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+ What I Did in 2015

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Yesterday the clocks went forward in the UK, marking the beginning of spring and it pains me to have waited so long to finish my draft post of what I did in 2015! To be fair, this year already has been massively hectic with a new job, a new workout plan and the constant…

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+ NEW Escocesa Restaurant – Stoke Newington

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After a lazy weekend hibernating in the warmth of our flat, we decided to go on a little jaunt to Stoke Newington. We live five minutes’ walk away but this was our first visit there in months. What remains the same is the pace at which new places open up…

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+ All I Want Is… A Copper Kitchen Rail

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This week we paid 35% deposit for our new kitchen appliances and units, so all that’s left is to start fantasising about the finishing touches! We’ve also just placed an order for Jim Lawrence’s Barbican Triple Pendant in brass above the kitchen island/peninsula, so I’m desperate to add a few more accents…

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+ Half Marathon Training Tips

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I’ve always enjoyed running and used to love competing at high school, but post-school most of my running has been for the bus! Earlier this year, my friend Mandy encouraged me to sign up to Royal Parks Half Marathon along with her. We had three choices: – Enter the ballot for free – Enter the…

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+ Our New Kitchen Design

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Before moving into our new flat, we were convinced that our first DIY job would be ripping up the flooring. We’ve inherited some Spanish villa-style tiles throughout the house – including the bedroom! In our first week living here we realised we’d overlooked a bigger issue. While the kitchen looks fine, there were a few deal…

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+ Ideas for a Before 30 Bucket List

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After turning 29 last Tuesday, I decided to create my very own ‘before 30’ bucket list to make sure I’m staying true to myself and making the most of being young(ish). In the words of Olivia Wilde, turning 30 is your ‘Cut the Bullshit and Go Be Awesome stage’, so why not start a…

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