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, Countryside

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

autumn, Oxfordshire

Wild and windy weekends

You have no idea how happy this cold weather has made me. Watching it drop below 20 has been the highlight of the week for me as I am a sucker for a hot cup of coco, a heated blanket and a snuggle with my cats and Jon on the sofa! Autumn is well and truly here, I've… Continue reading Wild and windy weekends

Countryside

Opera In The Park

I never used to like Opera. I found it loud, difficult to listen too and screechy. That was until I heard it live. A coupe of summers ago I worked for Opera Holland Park as something else to do in the evenings and meet some new people in London. After a few performances I realised… Continue reading Opera In The Park

Oxfordshire

Another Day Another Year

I turned 27 last Tuesday and I woke up feeling different. Every year on my birthday I get are asked the same thing 'do you feel different today' and every year I give the same answer 'not much different to yesterday...'. Weirdly, however,  this year was different and I woke up feeling like I had well and truly… Continue reading Another Day Another Year