A Hidden Dream

Ever since I was little, I’ve envisaged living in a cottage in the countryside. Surrounded by hills, views of the clouds from my windows, sounds of birds and little else. A room dedicated to books – a haven of literature and creativity. With a big oak table and a green reading lamp where I’ll write … More A Hidden Dream

We Bought A House…

This isn’t a wedding update, though I have just paid the deposit for our videographer. No, whilst we’re just over a year away from our Big Day, we’ve decided to do another big, life-altering thing at the same time. We’ve bought a house. When we moved up north in February, we jokingly said wouldn’t it … More We Bought A House…

The Road To Mrs #2

The other day I realised something. For the last 6 years, I’ve worn two rings on my right hand, both gifts for my 18th birthday and both the only jewellery I tend to wear besides earrings. Yet the moment I received one destined for that third left finger, the others disappeared. It seems small and … More The Road To Mrs #2

Long Distance Sisters

The relationship between siblings cannot be replaced by any other connection – there’s something about sharing childhood and DNA that makes it stronger than anything I’ve come across. It survives through all phases of life from irritating toddler, to needy pre-teen, to angsty teenager, to adulthood. It develops into something special and deep, that no … More Long Distance Sisters

The Road To Mrs…

On the 3rd July 2016 we went on the first holiday since moving up north – 8 months after our last trip to the continent. We set off early to drive to Northern France, ready for sun, wine, and camping. It was also the day that my lovely other half would propose. Whilst we’ve been … More The Road To Mrs…