7 Netflix Originals you should be watching

I am not claiming to be a film and TV expert. Not at all. I mean, myself and the boyfriend do partake in our fair share of telly time. However, I’m the one that usually falls asleep five minutes into a film or lacks the willpower to stick with a whole series. Saying that, in…

Are magazines really dying out?

I hope not, is the simple answer to that question. As a PR person, I am an avid reader of all media – traditional and online. Keeping up to date with the news is easy peasy with the constant sharing of articles on websites and social media. Sitting at my desk I can dig out…

How I finally got round to watching The Godfather

Considering that my other half and I are big film lovers (as in we love to lounge on the sofa and get our monies worth out of our various subscriptions) it came as quite the shock to realise that neither of us had seen any of The Godfather films. Even prior to, during and immediately…

Our Grandad

We had a cheeky little Grandad Whose influence was both good and bad. He taught us many valuable lessons But most of them drove our parents mad. Family holidays were so much fun, Especially with Grandad around. As soon as he picked up a bucket and spade You knew you were adventure-bound. Grandad and his…

Things that I work into my week to stay positive

YAY, we are now officially headed towards those glorious summer months (the brighter weather sure does make things a little easier).  However, this also means we’re arriving at that time of year when calendars fill up and sometimes life just feels that little bit too hectic (weddings, parties, work commitments, more parties ahhhh). Fear not!…

Top 5 European cities for positive vibes

Looking for a mood-boosting city break? I thought I would compile a list of my favourite corners of Europe that had my happiness levels soaring in no time at all. Because, what better way to make yourself feel refreshed and cheery than jetting off to a foreign land (if you block out the horrors of…

Restaurant review: Beef Bar, Prague 

Vegans and vegetarians, turn away. This little spot in the centre of Prague is a meat lover’s paradise. After a long day of walking round the sights (ahem, walking to different pubs via the sights) my boyfriend and I were in need of major sustenance. Steak in particular. Arriving at the small yet bright Beef…

Hygge, hygge!

First things first, it’s pronounced hoo-ga. Throughout my trip to Copenhagen earlier this year up until very recently, I was pronouncing it a variety of ways, but not like that. Now that’s cleared up…what is it? This is even trickier than pronouncing it. Hygge isn’t directly translatable into English but is a Danish word which…

Hello and welcome!

Stress, anxiety, depression or just the winter blues… Today’s adults come across a lot of obstacles when trying to be a grown up. And the abundant self-help advice that bombards you when you Google ways to make yourself feel better can sometimes just make you slam your laptop shut and wallow in your own misery for…