8 habits to develop as a freelancer during quiet times

This post includes some affiliate links marked with an * They say it takes 12 weeks to form a new habit, and it looks like the Covid-19 lockdown has given us the perfect opportunity to do just that. I know that for many freelancers, myself included, work has slowed down significantly because of the pandemic. […]

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Building confidence as a freelancer

It’s been a minute, hasn’t it? I apologise for going radio silent, but the second half of 2019 was so busy I barely had time to catch my breath! Life as a freelance, hey? One minute you have no work, the following one you need to hire an entire team! Now if you have read […]

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5 hidden gems in London Bridge

The spending money was gifted by Hotels.com, but all views are my own. London Bridge is one of my favourite areas in the city. So when Hotels.com asked me if I could go explore the neighbourhood and share some recommendations and tips with you guys, I couldn’t refuse! With great transportation links to the main […]

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A life update

Well hello there! It’s been a minute, hasn’t it? Rachel Wolchin once said: “My entire life can be described in one sentence: It didn’t go as planned, and that’s okay”. This couldn’t have been more applicable to my life the past three months. So rather than extending this introduction to meet a certain word count, […]

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Riad Le Calife – Fez, Morocco

When planning our trip to Morocco, we knew we wanted to find the right balance between immersing ourselves in the buzz of the Moroccan cities, and unwinding on what was our first vacation since Christmas. We were also very keen to experience an authentic riad stay. So when finding Riad Le Calife we booked without […]

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Din Tai Fung – London

If you are a bit familiar with London’s food scene, or the global one, you will have heard of Din Tai Fung. If you haven’t, let me bring you up to speed! Originally from Taiwan, Din Tai Fung is specialised in baos and buns. Their signature dish is the xiaolongbao, or soup bao, which contains […]

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Adopt Don’t Shop – Adopting a rescue cat

I have recently been a lot less active on the blog, one of the main reasons being I am pretty busy with work; but also our little cat Buffer got suddenly very ill. Nursing him was time-consuming (and expensive!) but he is now much better, although left with some questionable shaved patches where the IV […]

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Kulu Kulu Sushi – London

This post is not only a restaurant review, it is also a significant milestone for me! Kulu Kulu Sushi is my first ever sushi place recommendation! Let’s rewind for a minute, back in 2006, I had a major anaphylactic shock, the type where I could have died if left untreated for another 30 minutes or […]

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