Coping with Anxiety #2: Time to Talk

In this blog series I will be exploring my experience of having a mental health condition. I will be talking about how my illness began, how it felt to go through a breakdown, the steps I took to get myself well enough to lead a 'normal' life and the techniques I used to manage it … Continue reading Coping with Anxiety #2: Time to Talk

Weekend Wanders: Victorian Palm Houses, Artisan Markets and Robot Coffees

This weekend's wanders took us a short distance to Sefton Park Palm House. We are very lucky to have two beautiful Victorian conservatories in our Liverpool parks, the Isla Gladstone in Stanley Park and the Palm House in Sefton Park. The Palm House is particularly special as it houses a myriad of wild and wonderful … Continue reading Weekend Wanders: Victorian Palm Houses, Artisan Markets and Robot Coffees

My Cambridge Satchel: a love letter

My ultimate favourite bag for the weekend (and every day really if I'm honest) is my Cambridge Satchel. Oh, I have deep love for my satchel. I have always had a penchant for the more traditional things in life, including satchel style bags. I remember going to buy my first bag for University and wanting to really nail the creative student look, so I bought a brown corduroy satchel from Accessorize to go with my corduroy jeans, checked shirt and Converse (it was the early 2000s, guys!). There is something just so elegant and timeless about a satchel and that cute, preppy look.