christmas, hygge, lifestyle, Norway

Festive books

What are you reading over Christmas? I always think it's great to have books you either read over and over, or a theme you follow. I'm intending this year to read A Christmas Carol, as it's a book I've only ever been told about by my parents or one I've watched on the TV. Friends… Continue reading Festive books

autumn, hygge, lifestyle, winter

Who loves Autumn?

The leaves are orange, the trees are bare, the cosy clothes are out in the cold breezy air...  I am crazy about the autumn, it's even been noted on more than one occasion that I was born for the autumn months! I was born on the hottest day of the year in 1991 and even… Continue reading Who loves Autumn?

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Autumns in Oxford

It's that time in Oxford where we are stuck with a cold crispy breeze, the morning chill and desire to spend the rest of the winter tucked up in bed like a moomin along with the inability to be outside without a cosy knit or scarf! Truth be told, I look forward to this time… Continue reading Autumns in Oxford

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Apple spice & all things Hygge

Styling your house depending on the season might sound a little crazy, but it's genuinely a thing! Take Christmas for example, a season everyone gets on board with, or at least, know someone who does! We decorate our homes with fairy lights, tinsel, ivy, trees and all sorts of wintry wonders! So why should the… Continue reading Apple spice & all things Hygge

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Once upon a time…

Before computers, phones, TV and even radio all we had to entertain ourselves with stories were books. Those magical little things that remain shut on a shelf just waiting to be opened and transport us to another realm, time or life. Books have gone through a period of transformation over the last 100 or so… Continue reading Once upon a time…