PDP : The Road So Far

So despite the best laid plans of mice of men, I’ve fallen crazily behind with my Portfolio Development Plan. I clearly didn’t hold myself accountable enough. Work has been quite deadline heavy over the past month so when I’ve got home I’ve been finding myself pretty exhausted. Certainly not bounding…

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Black Girl Book Club

It all started with a gold envelope. Many Sundays ago in March, I attended my first Black Girl Book Club event. This particular event was focused toward new members to the collective, and centered around a Sunday lunch at a secret location. We were sent the book to read, Samantha…

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3 Years Loc’d

I just realised as I started writing this post that I missed my 3rd lociversary! But here’s my comparison for this year anyway. I can’t say I took last years on the exact day either! I have been meaning to write a post about my locs for a while! Further…

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India Bound!

For a reason I can’t quite put my finger on, perhaps it was watching ‘Bend It Like Beckham’, at a young impressional age, I have always been quite into Indian culture. (Here’s me gushing about the musical adaptation a few years ago!) The lights, the traditions, the traditional dress, I…

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Where were you in the morning?

Shawn crooned into the night. I’ll tell you where I was the next morning. On the train to work, bleary eyed and struggling, but revelling in the joy that was night before, and Mendes’ dulcet tones. After the concert in Brussels, I could not wait to see Shawn perform again.…

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Long time, no write!

Story of my life. I have had so many hiatuses on this blog, I feel like I might as well leave it offline and only toggle it ‘on’, when I actually have something to say. I feel like I have been ‘Up and Away’ more than I’ve been home lately,…

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Comiendo en Ella Canta

Over the bank holiday weekend I took a trip to Ella Canta. An authentic Mexican restaurant, recently featured on Masterchef. Lauren wanted to give it a try, and told me there would be bottomless margaritas so, of course, I was in. Located at the top of Park Lane, the restaurant…

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Sheffield Weekend Break

8th – 10th March 2019 A few weekends back I popped to Sheffield to visit my friend Rebecca, who I met working in Maastricht. She moved there to study, and I hadn’t seen her since I helped her move out of her apartment in NL two years ago so a…

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Phuket Jungle Elephant Sanctuary

Thursday 16th August 2018 // Previous Day Morning My first night in Thailand I was conked out by 11 and slept soundly. The bed at the Marina Phuket Hotel was sumptuous and the sheets were soft as silk. I awoke at 6am and it quickly became clear that my sleep…

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