New Orleans had been on my bucket list for what felt like forever, I dreamt of street parties, Jazz music drifting through Cypress and Tupelo trees, houses painted in every conceivable colour and steaming pots of seafood gumbo. Actually visiting NOLA sated these wistful longings and so much more! Although we couldn't quite afford to go … Continue reading New Orleans | 5 Things to do in NOLA in 5 days (other than Mardi Gras)
Hi guys, I hope you're all keeping well! In this blog post I wanted to share with you what I've been loving lately and just a little chat about some persistent thoughts I've been having. First for a little catch up, the start of this year has been pretty positive; I had my birthday in … Continue reading Fi’s Happy Days | February thoughts & surviving your 20s
Hi all, I'm just popping in here today to let you know I'm running an exciting book giveaway over on my YouTube channel. I'm giving away a copy of Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid to my followers, it's read that packs a punch and discusses privilege and race in America. For all the … Continue reading Book Giveaway! | Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
The Flatshare is a pitch perfect romance for lovers of charming hilarity of Sophie Kinsella and JoJo Moyes I ended January desperate to delve into some reads that were more light-hearted, fun and honestly that I didn't have to think to much about. I got more than I bargained for with The Flatshare. Don't get … Continue reading #14 The Flatshare book review | a good book and a cup of tea
Wayyy back when in September last year, Huw and I went on an amazing trip to both New York and New Orleans. Sadly resuming post-holiday life after was a bit manic, so I never quite got around to sharing the footage or my photos here - but better late than never! I think we struck … Continue reading How to do New York in 5 Days!
There are no stars as lovely as Edinburgh Street Lamps - Robert Louis Stevenson Last weekend Huw and I took a little trip to Edinburgh for my birthday. Seeing as it was January, Scotland seemed like a wise choice. Of course. Despite the turbulent winds and my bad luck with a birthday morning stomach bug … Continue reading Edinburgh | literature, cobbled Georgian streets & comedy
Books are Magic is based on an unassuming street in Brooklyn, filled with bagel stops and locals. This little neighbourhood bookshop certainly lives up to its name and more. It's an easy bookshop to spot because of its gigantic mural wall outside, you've probably seen it on many a bookstagram post. So, when I visited … Continue reading #4 Indies all over | Books are Magic, Brooklyn NYC