My passions are opposite. On one hand I love to travel and be free, and on the other I love homemaking and creating a place to call my own. Recently, I brought the two together for the decoration of … [Read more...] about How to create a travel-themed nursery
My favourite stories have always been the ones that reveal their author's vulnerability and show something of our shared humanity. They remind me I'm not alone and have offered solace during my own difficult times. I appreciate that shared space and hope that my own stories may be of some help to you too. Here you'll find stories of grief, false starts, love, pregnancy, family, nomadism, working on the road, frustrations, freelancing, confusion, trying to start a business, and the good, bad and ugly side of travel. Thank you for following along.
Working for yourself and blogging comes with lots of perks – flexibility, creativity, freedom – but one of the downsides is not having the security of a full-time job and all the benefits that brings. … [Read more...] about How does a blogger take maternity leave? My plans for the next six months
Last year I made a Christmas gift guide for travel lovers and now here’s part two. It’s filled with things that travel lovers – from digital nomads to the armchair variety – will enjoy. All the ideas … [Read more...] about Stylish gift ideas for travel lovers
The pregnancy books like to tell me that this is a time when my Mum and I will enjoy a new closeness as we bond over being mothers – at which point I tend to throw the book, cry or simply sigh the … [Read more...] about On having a baby without your parents
This week I say hello to the third trimester of pregnancy. Time has flown and it’s hard to believe we’ll be meeting our baby in less than three month’s time. This post is a little update on how the … [Read more...] about Pregnancy update: The second trimester
From day one I’ve been convinced I’m having a girl. Steve too. We talked for hours about names and barely touched on the boy’s list, while the girl’s list grew and grew. So when we went to our 17-week … [Read more...] about It’s a…gender reveal cake!
Last week, I was sitting round a table with a group of fellow mums-to-be, relieved to hear that I’m not alone in the thoughts that have been running through my head these past few months of pregnancy. … [Read more...] about Some thoughts on pregnancy and anxiety
I'm in mega planning mode, trying to get everything in order before this little creature wriggling around inside of me makes their way into the world. One of the things I’m working on is the … [Read more...] about Tell me what you think! Win a £30 gift voucher
I have big news! This little family is becoming three! On 26 January 2018, Steve and I are expecting a baby! As readers of this blog will know, it’s taken a while to get here – 18 months in fact – … [Read more...] about Big news! We’re having a baby!
I know many of you read this blog for the travel tips, so perhaps you’ll want to skip this one, but I know I love bloggers’ posts that give an update on their life lately. It’s like a getting a little … [Read more...] about A little update from Bristol