What’s up Brexit?

The news feed is filled with a promise of speediest vaccine, Trump’s refusal to concede and how racists got offended by Sainsbury’s Christmas ad. But everyone seems to have forgotten about Brexit. So let me give you a whistle-stop tour, a swift reminder. The UK voted 52% in favour of the leaving the EU in... Continue Reading →

5 thriller TV shows to binge during the lockdown

Another lockdown means another binge of series: how could you resist a cosy night in on the sofa when it's dark and raining outside? In this light I'd like to share my top 5 recommendation when it comes to good thriller TV series - story line, cast and most importantly, suspense. Enjoy! ❤ Roadkill If... Continue Reading →

Self-care challenge this lockdown

Here we go, lockdown 2.0! This time it should be easier: we've all been through it already, and it should be shorter. Fingers crossed. Like many of you, when the first lockdown was announced, I was full of inspiration for all the fun things that I will do. But I wasn't furloughed - in fact,... Continue Reading →

Turtle Bay – the hidden gem of Oxford

I think we're all excited to be able to go back to the restaurants, and all of us are dreading the possibility of the second lockdown... But for now, we can enjoy the gifts of hospitality industry, and today I'd like to shine the light on an amazing Caribbean restaurant right in the heart of... Continue Reading →

Breathing more Zen into my bedroom

This post contains gifted product from Photowall.co.uk You know when you have a blank wall that you want to do something with, but don’t really know what? I had that wall, in my bedroom. Keeping that space empty – in theory – creates more space, but in practice, this is where stuff will pile up... Continue Reading →

Foraging Mushrooms in Oxfordshire

...or a story about how I found a lawn of mushroom gold (porcini!) 20 mins drive from Oxford My grandad used to say that mushroom foraging is in our blood. I remember waking up at dusk and going deep into the forest, to some known places, where we're hoping to get the best and the... Continue Reading →

3 events that broke my heart this week

Wherever you look, there are always sad news. I feel blessed to live in such a safe country, where you can tune out the terrible things that happen in the world, because they simply don’t affect you – most of us do it, right? But three things happened this week, that are so close to... Continue Reading →

Which star sign should I be???

A couple of weeks ago the news broke that left a lot of people in shock. NASA has added a brand new zodiac sign, so everyone’s star signs got shifted! Social media blew up with mixed reactions – some were outraged, whilst others welcomed it, as the new signs seem to suit better… So I... Continue Reading →

Meet my heroes

Today we are be celebrating 75th VE Day (Victory in Europe) –  the day when the Second War Ended. Most of Europe celebrates it on the 8th of May, but all post-Soviet countries special day is the 9th of May – purely because of the difference of the time zones at the moment of signing!... Continue Reading →

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