Why We Stay In Unhappy Relationships

Over the years I have seen (and been in) so many unhappy relationships. A crazy number of my friends are with people that are so patently not right for them yet they stay with them anyway. They waste years of their life with people that will never appreciate them, never make them happy and never […]

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12 things I have learnt since turning 26

After returning from a trip to Berlin recently, the guy at passport control I needed to renew my passport, it expired this year. I remembered then how I felt when I got my passport at the tender age of 16. I was excited at where I would be in my life when the time would come […]

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9 surefire ways to get over a breakup

In my short 25 years of life I have been through my fair share of breakups; some initiated by me, some expected, some completely out of the blue. But what I have learnt, over time, is that following the below steps are key to allowing yourself to move on and not wallowing or clinging to […]

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Secret Cinema – Dirty Dancing

I’ve just booked tickets for this year’s Secret Cinema which will be Moulin Rouge themed and it reminded me of just how brilliant last year’s event was! For those of you that don’t know, in London, there is a company that once or twice a year arranges an immersive cinema experience. Last year, I went […]

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Why I Don’t Believe In The Honeymoon Period

To clarify, I don’t mean the period after which a couple has gotten married, but more so the first few months that a couple embark on a relationship. It is a common notion that when you first meet your partner, the beginning is supposed to be ‘bliss’, aka free of arguments and upset and should […]

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Do We Expect Too Much From Relationships?

It is widely known that millennials have a very different outlook to their careers than the generations before them. They often career hop, looking for an area that fills their passion and makes them feel worthwhile, rather than stay in the same role for years and try to slowly climb an individual ladder. Many of […]

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Charlie & The Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea

One of my best friends and I have an unhealthy obsession  with afternoon teas in London and our latest escapade saw us visiting the Charlie & The Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea at the Chesterfield Mayfair (nearest tube station is Green Park). Set inside a hotel that oozes wealth and glamour, you are shown to your seats by […]

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Can we spot when our partner is going to leave?

I recently watched an episode of ‘First Dates Hotel’ where a middle aged women said that after 22 years of marriage her husband upped and left with no warning. I found it difficult to comprehend – I doubt that a relationship would break down if both parties were happy and in love. I can appreciate […]

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Dining in the Dark

My latest venture in London saw me trying out a restaurant known as ‘Dans Le Noir’ (in the black). The restaurant is situated in Clerkenwell, and is ran by blind waiters. When you arrive, you are introduced to your waiter for the evening and asked to stand in single file with your hands on the […]

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