ThxThxThx: A Thank You Note of a Day

This site is genius. Leah writes thank you notes to everyone,  everything and anything with a good dose of humour thrown in. I dare you…

Budget Home Design

I love this home which was done on a real budget. Everything was thrifted or DIY-ed and look how awesome this space is. The arrangement…

Car Boot Finds

On Sunday I joined my friends for my first car boot outing since I got back from Southeast Asia. The sun was shining and there…

Spitalfields Life

This is an amazing blog documenting the oral histories of folks around the Spitalfields area of London. I could spend hours reading about the people…

Sheddy business

Sheds. Traditionally the man’s domain? Not anymore. This shed is definitely one for the girls. Artemis at Tales of a Junkaholic has a lovely blog…

Flower Art – Carole Arnston

I love these paintings by artist Carole Arnston. The wild brushstrokes, the vivid colours and the beautiful flowers. Stunning.

Post-Travel Blues

It has been a week since I returned from my Southeast Asian research jaunt and still I feel the post-travel blues. It is a feeling…

Nothing a Cuppa Can’t Sort Out

I am back from my fieldwork and ready to embrace all that is wonderfully British. Following weeks of noodles, mosquitoes, dodgy tummies and unbearable heat…

Book Recommendations?

I treated myself to a new book the other day. After being holed-up in the house for days on end, reading reams of academic material…

5 days and counting

In 5 days time I will boarding a plane from Birmingham, England to Bangkok, Thailand. It will be the beginning of a new adventure. I…