Vegan Pizza at Salisbury Arms

Vegan Pizza Cambridge

Alice, the queen of winning things, won a meal for two at the Salisbury Arms in Cambridge last week, and very kindly shared her winnings with me. It’s a place I’ve had a “one drink” date at before, but I’ve not eaten there yet, despite it being on my to-eat list.

Their “thing” is pizza, pots and pints – the pots being pots of stuff like mac and cheese. We were there to have pizza, but there were many other items on the menu I would like to go and try. [Read more…]

Book: Autumn by Ali Smith

autumn ali smith

Autumn by Ali Smith is one of those books that you can’t have missed around. It was put front centre in most book shops, and graced the feeds of many an Instagrammer.

Having remembered how much I love reading over the Christmas holidays, I’ve been trying to read a lot more this year, and stocked up on a number of books I’ve been meaning to read – one of with was Autumn. [Read more…]

In Defence of The Bad Boys

Charlotte Steggz

I was with a student recently, giving him a mock interview. The student sat down opposite me, his coat still on, zipped up to cover his mouth. He avoided eye contact at all costs.

“So, can you tell me a little bit about yourself?”

“Uhm…not really”

Ugh, it was going to be a tricky one. Sometimes those 15 minutes fly by and you want more time with the student, sometimes it feels like 15 years.

“Ok…can you tell me a little bit about your work experience placement”

The boy shrugs. “It’s in a shop”. [Read more…]

Keeping Acne Away with Sk:n


I have said it before and I’ll say it again – there should be a law made to say that anyone who pays taxes should not have to have acne. And yet, here I am.

When I was younger, I could get away with buying whatever was cheapest at Boots and just using that, but as I’m older and the cause of my acne goes from teenage skin to high stress and a busy life, I need to put a bit more thought into what I put on my face. [Read more…]

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