New Glasses with David Clulow

You know how some people fear going to the dentist? The sound of the drill, the smell of the chemicals, having some rando’s face next to yours?

I feel the exact same way about going to get my eyes checked.


Here are just some of the reasons why I do not like getting my eyes checked: [Read more…]

How to be Frugal, Yet Fabulous

Coat – Primark / Dress – George at Asda (bought on eBay for £4 / Shoes – New Look (bought on eBay for £4) / Bag – Accessorize

As I mentioned last week, over the past year I have had to really live frugally. I made the decision in 2014 to switch from my well paid, but not interesting role as a PA to doing things I actually like. This started with me being a recruiter, then as an apprenticeship recruiter and now in my current job. Although I have worked myself up to a good salary now, it has taken time, and especially as the recruitment jobs were commission-based.

I don’t think I appreciated my good salaries when I was in Japan and Germany. It took quite a while to learn to be frugal again, though not wanting to revert back to my student days of eating omelettes and beans every day! [Read more…]

Cambridge Botanical Gardens (In the Rain)

I visited the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens back in the Autumn, but I really want to see them in each season. I have a couple of Japanese friends who are leaving the UK soon, so we went over to see what’s going on there! [Read more…]

My Current Favourite Etsy Shop: Resilience Streetwear


I really love the online marketplace Etsy. It’s great because instead of giving to large companies, you’re giving to hardworking individuals, and also 9 times out of 10 you’re getting something that’s really unique, often one of a kind.

I’ve been mooching around Etsy more often than normal lately, which is a habit when I have little money to spend on cute things, but I have fallen in love with one shop in particular. A T-shirt shop called Resilience Streetwear. [Read more…]

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