UK: Kingswear Castle

For my mum’s birthday she took the family on a mini break to the magnificent Kingswear Castle, near Dartmouth in Devon. This amazing mini castle seems to spring out of the cliff face,… Continue reading

PLAYLIST: God’s Own County

In honour of Yorkshire’s new title as the best place to visit in Europe, I’ll be compiling a list of some great things to see and do in God’s Own County. In the… Continue reading

Paris Things To Do: Musee de l’Orangerie

Paris plays host to masses of enchanting galleries and museums, but one of my favourites has to be the almost meditatively peaceful Musee de l’Orangerie. Although it houses a number of works from… Continue reading

Playlist: Pure Shores

For days when you aren’t visiting the world’s greatest gallery, climbing its panoramic peaks or talking to the divine in its temples. You’re just bumming around on the beach. Do you have any… Continue reading

LONDON THINGS TO DO: Baroque the Streets

This is a fleeting event as the gallery in question is being knocked down in a matter of days, so you’ll have to get down there quick to make it. However, I thought… Continue reading

PLAYLIST: I’m no quitter, I’m a go-getter

Sometimes we all need that little extra push to get shit done. If you’re faffing about, wondering whether it’s the right time to book a holiday, or if you have enough money to… Continue reading

LONDON THINGS TO DO: Sensational Butterflies at The Natural History Museum

There’s not a lot to say, except that this was amazing. As is my friend Mona, seen in these pictures. £4.50, booking is advised at weekends and busier times.

PLAYLIST: Keep Dancing On Your Own

Sometimes travelling is a bewildering affair. You can end up miles away from home, alone in a crowd of strangers. Whether you want to dance those blues away or revel in your solitary… Continue reading

Travel Inspired Recipes: Irish Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes

My Irish flatmate is moving out this week, so as a farewell token I decided to combine two of his favourite things: alcohol and cake. I looked for different ideas online and eventually… Continue reading

LONDON THINGS TO DO: Alternative Cinema

As an actress and cinephile, there’s nothing I like more than a trip to the cinema. Except, perhaps, a trip to a cinema with a difference. As the summer months roll in there… Continue reading