I was inspired by No Love for Fatties and her cute Pinterest finds to share some inspiration of my own. We have recently decided to redecorate our bedroom and I have been scouting Pinterest for ideas. We moved into our house only two years ago so it may seem a bit early to redo an … Continue reading Bedroom Inspiration
Since our first proper trail run in April, Edward and I have been trail running pretty much every week. Our most recent adventure was a scenic 11-mile run along Ladybower Reservoir and up to Derwent Edge. The weather has been gorgeous these past few weeks and last Sunday was no exception! The sun was shining … Continue reading Peak District | Derwent Edge Trail Run
It's been a while since the last instalment of this series and with the arrival of spring, I felt like sharing a few more of my favourites*. I know the post is titled 'April' but I discovered many of those products way before that and have used them for some time now – I just … Continue reading Fabulous Five | April 2018
Last October, after booking a holiday in the Lake District on a whim, I decided I wanted something a bit more challenging than our usual hikes. I was set on climbing Scafell Pike – the highest mountain in England, standing tall at 3,209 ft – and carefully planned the 9-mile route we were to follow. … Continue reading Lake District | Scafell Pike
Last weekend, Edward and I headed to the Peak District to try something new... We went trail running. After running the same two routes around the village all winter, I needed a change of air and I felt ready for a new challenge. Our new Salomon Speedcross 4 had been sitting in the closet for … Continue reading Peak District | Stanage Edge Trail Run
Toward the end of last year, after a huge amount of stress left me exhausted and utterly unmotivated, I took an involuntary break from running. I wanted to run; I simply couldn't. Every time I tried, anxiety would show its ugly face and I'd end up panicking before I'd even made it to the door. … Continue reading February Running Challenge | 75 Miles
Today – 72 days after my first application, 60 days after that horrible day in Croydon and 45 days after my second application – I was finally granted a 30-month leave to remain by the British Home Office. It was not at all like I had imagined... I didn't see the email come in. Edward … Continue reading Congratulations, it’s a visa!