The Faces of my Journey

When I packed up and left Maastricht in 2018 year my beautiful friends made me cry with several thoughtful gifts. My favourite had to be the book: The Faces of My Journey. Inside are pages dominated by people I met in Maastricht proclaiming their love for me (of course) with…

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Planning for Success

So I said a lot of things in the What to Expect post. How am I going to make sure I deliver on them? Planning.  In all of the self help podcasts, books and memes I’ve consumed over the years, I’ve learnt most good things come from making a plan…

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Podcasts I love

So guys, whilst I do write endlessly here and suggest you avidly read, it’s not every day words, you know? Sometimes, you need to give your eyes a rest but you don’t want to miss out on all the excitement and knowledge the world has to offer! Working on a…

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What to Expect From She’s Up and Away in 2020

#BestYearYet  Did you hear? 2020 is going to be our best year yet. Yours and mine, and this blog is going to record it all.  Inspired by this awesomely honest post from Creative & Confused. I want this year to be full of goals achieved and boxes ticked. I want…

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Happiness Begins

If you were ever any sort of Jonas Brothers fan, what happened at the O2 on Sunday 2nd February 2020, and the surrounding dates, would have made your heart explode. I know mine did.  Look, I’m screaming before it’s even started! We were two great girls short of our party…

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2019: Year in Review

Oh blog, where do I begin? I can’t believe it’s this time again already. I just looked back at 2018’s ‘Year In Review’ and that was truly a HUGE year. I think that’s why this year in comparison, hasn’t felt as exciting. Whilst there we some definite highlights *cough cough…

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The Cheese Bar

A bar dedicated to serving food stuffs with cheese? Yes please! I visited The Cheese Bar in Camden a couple week’s back on a drizzly night in London. It was suggested by my friend Sajni, and is listed as one of the top places to eat in Camden according to…

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Staying at The Pearl Palace Heritage Hotel

There’s no other way to put it really, Pearl Palace Heritage hotel was not what we were expecting. First of all, there are two of these hotels in Jaipur – the Pearl Palace Hotel and the Pearl Palace Heritage Hotel. This was unbeknownst to us. When we turned up to…

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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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