I Want To Be A Writer, But I’m Just A Girl Who Writes.

I Want To Be A Writer

I want to be a writer. I want my zest for life to jump off the page and grab people’s attention.  I want my words to inspire others. But I’m not a writer, I’m just a girl who writes. I am constantly comparing my words to those of others. Why can’t I be as descriptive […]

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Things To Do Near Lake Windermere

Things To Do Near Lake Windermere

One of the trips on my ‘Things To Do Near Lake Windermere’ list from day one was a ride on the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Steam Railway. Departing from Haverthwaite station we took the train to Lakeside, the most southern tip of Lake Windermere, for a visit to The Lakes Aquarium. The train, costing only £18 for a family, was […]

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Sisters: June 2015

Sisters: June 2015

These little ladies that share my heart are growing up so ridiculously fast. In a blink of an eye I’ve gone from having a newborn and toddler to a young lady about to end her second year of school and a little girl heading into her last year of nursery. I have just one more until both my children are […]

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The Science Museum London – Exhibition Top Picks

The Science Museum London – Exhibition Top Picks

It’s hard to ‘do’ all of the Science Museum London in one day, in fact one of my top tops for visiting the Science Museum London is to look at the map online before your visit and pick three/four areas to concentrate on each time to help fully appreciate the wealth of knowledge and artefacts each exhibition […]

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Booking My First Triathlon: Is This A Midlife Crisis?

Shock Absorber WomenOnly Challenge

There has been a lot of discussion at Wanderlust HQ this week over what age is ‘middle age’ as I’m pretty convinced I’m in the early throes of a mid-life crisis! After rejoining the canoe club, taking up golf lessons and booking an American road trip for 2016 all the signs are there – Is This […]

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Best UK Family Festivals

Best UK Family Festivals

Summer is (allegedly) here, so what else better is there to think about than beaches, Pimms and festivals? There are so many UK family festivals on offer of varying sizes these days it hard to know what ones to choose, however there are a few of the Best UK Family Festivals that guarantee to deliver amazing memories […]

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My First Scuba Dive

Water is my happy place. Whether if it’s having a swim, sitting at the beach and taking stock of the world or getting back in my back in kayak, I’m at my most settled and balanced when I’m by the water. Sat on the edge of Kipriotis Hotel’s Olympic Pool in Kos I felt that […]

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Dear Diary…May 2015

May is always a lovely month full of friends fun and family. With two bank holidays, my birthday and a week off school to enjoy, May always marks the start of summer for me. It’s a month full of anticipation of what may be on the horizon, and a chance to makes plans for what […]

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Dinner At Chop Bloc, Chelmsford

Chop Bloc Essex Review

What do you get when you cross a vegetarian and a steak restaurant? No it’s not a bad joke, it’s what happened to me last Tuesday evening. Due to a combination of a packed diary and two poorly children I had somehow forgotten to add the fact I’m a veggie on to my RSVP to Chop […]

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