Bourgee, Bury St Edmunds

In Bury St Edmunds, where I grew up, there used to be a little high-class restaurant smack bang in the centre of town, called Cupola House. It’s where I was invited for drinks by the oh-so-cool girls in my A Level French class after our final exam.

Sadly, in 2012 it suffered a huge fire (the week after my dad retired from the fire service!) [Read more…]

Friday Links May 12th

I’m frankly overwhelmed with how popular yesterday’s post about being authentic has been. It’s really encouraging as I have some plans for this here blog.

I want to focus more on careers – specifically employability skills like doing interviews and writing CVs. These are things I teach to teenagers every day in my job – why not teach them through my blog too. I’m looking into setting up webinars and so on as well. Would this be something you’d be interested in? I’m hoping so!

Let’s linkie!

This potato and herb salad looks FIRE EMOJI.

Don’t eat carbs? Here’s how the paleo diet can maybe help.

Love rhubarb and milk? Co-op has you sorted. (I’ll be looking out for that next time!)

This post by Ashley about being lonely abroad really reminded me how hard it can be to live overseas.

An honest reminder – you do not need to achieve every day.

If you like art and going drinking in London, here are some places you have to try.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. This lady can TAKE photos.

This is why I love Reddit.

Nicole is looking CUTE as per.

Have a lovely weekend!

Being Authentic

“Authentic” is my own personal buzzword right now. It’s come from a number of different things happening together.

I thought I knew myself quite well. I feel I have a high emotional intelligence in that I can read others’ and my own feelings and personalities very well. However, a few weeks ago I received some character feedback from my boss which was not expected in the slightest.

It threw me completely off balance, and the problem-solver I am, I sat down to try to work it all out. [Read more…]

Signorelli’s Deli, Cambridge

Cambridge pizza fans – rejoice! There’s a new(ish) pizza player in town!

Signorelli’s Deli openedĀ  up on Burleigh Street back at the start of the year, so I popped over a while back to check out its wares. [Read more…]

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