January is always the most difficult month in my opinion, as you're filled with those post-Christmas blues and you feel like you don't really have anything to look forward to. This year though, I managed to get through January in high spirits and filled the month with plenty of cinema trips and catch-ups with friends. January's… Continue reading Why Have One When You Can Have Two?: A Bi-Monthly Newsletter.
When you're a kid you look at 'grown ups' and think they must have it all figured out. Even when you got to secondary school you would look at sixth formers and think 'wow, you're so cool and mature.' But let's face it, even in our twenties we're still waiting for that feeling of adulthood… Continue reading The Truth About Being A Grown-Up!
This weekend feels like it's taken ages to arrive. I've really started to get into the swing of things being an Au Pair and after a long week I was ready to have a couple of days to really enjoy London (which I know I do a lot of anyway.) I could've had a proper… Continue reading Keep your hand at the level of your eye.
As far as Au Pairing went on Tuesday, I took the boys to an indoor play area called Gambado, which is popular in the area. I met one of my Nanny friends while her boys and mine enjoyed their last day of freedom before returning to school. Tuesday also brought the GQ Men of the… Continue reading Computer Says ‘No’ – (My night at the GQ Awards)
On Monday, it had been exactly a week since I arrived in London and I was ready to experience EVERYTHING... But I had limited funds. My initial plan was just to stay around Fulham for the week and chill out but that's not exactly how it went down. I started my day by walking the… Continue reading I choose Vodka. And Chaka Khan. (My second Monday in London.)
This week I realised that I had never in my life experienced homesickness. I've never been away from home on my own before. I never went on the school trip to Germany and I very rarely went to sleepovers, at least not until I was a teenager. At which time, you don't miss your mum… Continue reading “When you feel homesick,” he said, “just look up. The moon is the same wherever you go.”
I'm 21 years old - 22 in a couple of months and I've only just realised that I've never packed a suitcase by myself. I've always had at least a little bit of help with everything I do and the below photograph is a visual representation as to why I need help with everything. I… Continue reading The Art of Packing