Five Days by the Sea: Day 03

Today we were crazy Brits and hired a beach hut. We booked it weeks and weeks ago, so had no idea what the weather was going to be like, but thankfully we awoke to blue…

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Five Days by the Sea: Day 02

We awoke to the comforting sound of rain battering down on the cottage. Did I say comforting? Maybe not, but at least our holiday now ticks another box on the ‘typical English seaside holiday’ requirements…

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Five Days by the Sea: Day 01

After a rather difficult summer, my parents and I finally got round to going on a much needed holiday. Of course, my blogger’s brain latched on to the opportunity to get some posts out of…

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A lazy, rainy Sunday

So it’s taken me a good twenty-three years to work out that it’s okay to have a lazy day every now and then. Especially when it’s raining and miserable outside. While I was at uni,…

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The BP Portrait Awards

Yesterday I made my annual visit to the National Portrait Gallery near Trafalgar Square to see what the BP Portrait Awards has in store this year. As usual, I was not disappointed by the selection…

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