My little corner of the internet has been going for five months now and I’m very excited to say that I’ve been nominated for a Liebster Award! This is an award that is given to bloggers by other bloggers so it’s a great way to spread the love and appreciation among bloggers. What a lovely idea! To find out more about the award read The Global Aussies blog post which has everything you need to know.   Nomination I was…

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“They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re altogether ooky, the Addams Family” Admit it, it’s stuck in your head now, right? I love seeing musicals at the theatre but hardly ever go anymore because it’s so expensive to see anything in London these days. However, when I managed to get us tickets in the back of the stalls for The Addams Family Musical at the New Wimbledon Theatre for £30 each, I couldn’t say no. I decided to…

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Last week was National Epilepsy Week here in the UK, 14-20th May. My girlfriend suffers from epilepsy; we have been together over six years and known each other for a year or so longer than that. Before that I had absolutely no idea how to deal with epileptic seizures or any real knowledge of epilepsy. In talking to people though general conversation I have found I’m not the only one. An ex-colleague was on the tube once and a passenger…

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When I first began researching Prague for a week long Easter break, I was pleasantly surprised by the sheer number of vegan options available. Just a quick search on Happy Cow (the best vegan app ever!) revealed a plenitude  of vegan and vegetarian restaurant options. Heaven! When I’m abroad, I do have a tendency to stick to vegetarian or vegan restaurants – merely because it is a lot easier than trying to explain or ask if something contains certain ingredients…

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I have a confession. I’m not a competitive person. At all. And yes I played competitive roller derby for six years. I get competitive in a team situation as I want the team to succeed but individually? Nah. I’d much rather figure out the competitive people and then ask them on a regular basis how much they enjoy losing(!) So with this in mind, I found myself finally going to Junkyard Golf in Old Truman Brewery safe in the knowledge…

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