May 2013 archive

Pantone at TK Maxx :: Life in Colour

I’ve got a secret to share with you…  You can buy Pantone stationary at TK Maxx!     A few weeks ago, I decided a notebook would spark my blogging creativity and would help me note down the flashes of ideas I so often forget. Not very technologically savvy, you may think, however the Asus […] Read more…

AIRBNB :: MY BEST KEPT TRAVEL SECRET

AirBnb – my best kept travel secret This time next week, I will have landed at Berlin’s Schönefeld airport, hand luggage in, erm, hand, and will be stomping my way to the S-Bahn, to take me to the city centre apartment I have booked in the hip district of Prenzlauer Berg.    It’s not my […] Read more…

COLD WAR KIDS :: THE RITZ, MANCHESTER

Cold War Kids – The Ritz, Manchester Occasionally, there comes a gig listing where the support at makes you raise a smile. Milo Greene did just that. The sight of their name as ‘special guests’ spurred a happy jig and made me look forward to this night even more so. To me, the term ‘special […] Read more…

THE LIFE OF A BUSY, BUSY BEE

The life of a busy, busy bee They say life is what happens when you’re busy making plans. When in reality, life is what happens when you’re too busy to make plans. The previous two weeks have been no exception. Work has been incredibly hectic, but thankfully, so has my social life. Here’s a snippet […] Read more…

THE PALACE HOTEL, MANCHESTER

The Palace Hotel, Manchester Recently, I’ve found myself enjoying a number of overnight stays across the north west, and as far as Germany. Work has been chaotic to say the least! With deadline after deadline and a never ending stack of marking and assessments, I’ve really valued each night away. None more so than this […] Read more…

TAKE TWO :: IT’S YOUR LETTER, LETTER OF THE WEEK!

A short while ago, you may have seen a blog post I wrote called ‘It’s Your Letter…in Grazia’. In the post, I spoke about how pleased I was to make the letters page a few weeks ago, but spoke of disappointment about how they’d seemingly taken a stereotypical view point about dating, settling down and […] Read more…