Lifestyle

The place where I blog about other things including events, fashion, and home.

I love Edinburgh. It is a city that Mr Ting and I have visited previously for our wedding anniversary and we loved exploring different sides to it. On our return visit to this lovely city, we stayed at The Rutland Hotel, which is perfect for a romantic getaway. The location of this boutique hotel is perfect for exploring Edinburgh city centre by foot, tram, bus or train. There is no need to use a car when in Edinburgh. We travelled…

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I’ve been to the ballet a couple of times at the Birmingham Hippodrome but last night my husband and I were truly captivated by what we went to see. Coppélia. A comedic story with laugh out loud moments as well as graceful dancing that casts a serene silence over its audience. I hadn’t been sure what to expect from this evening but I know that this was the performance that made me fall in love with ballet. Coppélia is a…

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Working from home and having my desk in the open plan kitchen-living room means that I am in a strong committed relationship with my kettle. I make various teas throughout my working day and from time to time I treat myself to a coffee. But my dislike for instant coffee means that I usually head out to enjoy an almond milk latte or a soy latte over ice when the weather is warmer. Recently though, we got a Krups coffee…

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  Since hurting my back in February, I have been struggling to work at my old desk so we got a sit-stand desk from Ikea. It is brilliant as it means that I can move it to suit me when I feel well enough to work. My neck and arm pain prevent me from working great lengths of time and I have to maintain a disciplined approach of working little and often whilst I am rehabilitated after my back injury. To…

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This post features an advertisement for Seven Seas. All views and words are my own. See my full disclaimer below. My relationship with supplements began around ten years ago and Seven Seas has been a brand that I’ve turned to repeatedly over that decade. Their supplements are easy to get hold of at Boots, Superdrug or the supermarket and it’s a brand that my parents trusted when I was a child, so I feel safe with them. My curiosity around supplements is…

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