Lizzy Stewart Interview: Part 1

If you are of the arty persuasion, you may have stumbled upon Lizzy Stewart’s delightful work before. If not, it gives me great pleasure to be the first to introduce you to her. Lizzy is an illustrator, based in London, whose work is inspired, primarily, by a need to tell stories. But also by folk […]

Felix Jumps

Did you watch Felix Baumgartner jump from the edge of space on Sunday? I was in sunny Salisbury with my boyfriends family and we watched every second. His climb took 2.5hours, and was full of excitement, as anything could go wrong and cause the mission to be aborted. When it finally got to the moment […]

The Everyday Sexism Project

Normally on a Friday I like to keep my thoughts breezy and happy, but since reading about The Everyday Sexism Project, I cannot get it out of my head, and I wanted to hear your views on the matter. The project’s aim is a simple one; “to catalogue instances of sexism experienced by women on […]

Have You Seen This Blog: Awesome People Hanging Out Together

I stumbled upon this blog and it has become my favourite thing. I am seriously considering ordering a few prints of these so I can bask in their talent on a permanent basis. Hugh Laurie, Idris Elba and Benedict Cumberbatch And one of my favourites that isn’t on the site but I love it so […]

Blog for Surfdome: London Skateparks

There is nothing better than grabbing your skateboard, bmx, blades or scooter and hitting a skatepark after the day’s work is done. But as any skater knows, decent bmx and skate parks are sadly in short supply. So when we heard that the free Ealing Skatepark were celebrating their brand new £85,000 bmx track, Surfdome […]

This is Not a Notebook

As a self confessed book-aholic and hoarder of all things, it is quite natural to assume that beautiful stationary items are one of my top 5 weaknesses. Paperchase visits have to be limited to at least bi-monthly occurrences otherwise rent simply would not be paid. However! Even though I have drawers full of notepads that […]

Good Documentaries, from Louis Theroux

If you like documentaries on TV, chances are you’ve seen a Louis Theroux one (if not, do so soon). Now I am trying to watch less and read more, but I figure if it’s an educational watch, it’s fine, but after watching all the Louis Theroux’s when I was a student (there’s £60,000 well spent), […]

Happy 75th Birthday Hobbits of the Shire

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the publication of one of my favourite books, The Hobbit! There are many ways to celebrate, so here’s a little list. 1. Watch the new Hobbit trailer! 2. Embrace Hobbity ways of life such as enjoying food, wine, the company of others and the pleasure of being alone with […]