What to eat, drink and do on a short break in Boston

I recently spent a week in Boston to attend a marketing conference - a city I’d never been to but always wanted to visit and one that was full of surprises. Rich is history, architecture, unique eateries, and ridiculously easy to navigate, Boston won me over in a matter of minutes.

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Building a house - fixtures & fittings

We started picking out the fixtures and fittings for our house build before we'd even started construction work on site - maybe we were super organized, perhaps we were a tad over-excited... in reality we were probably a combination of both!

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The Dream House Project

If you follow me on Instragram you'll know that I recently moved house! YAY! We'd been renting since we moved to Cayman as we only ever meant this to be a 2 year adventure...but 5 years in, investing in some bricks and mortar seemed like a "sensible" idea. Only we couldn't really find anything to suit our budget and needs at the time so we decided to invest in land instead and keep renting.

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11 easy ways to use less plastic

It's officially July - half way through the year, 6 months until Christmas (eeeeek) AND it's global plastic free month! Plastic Free July is an annual, global challenge where millions of people attempt to give up single use plastic altogether for the entire month. The goal is to raise awareness about how much disposable plastic we use (that we don't necessarily need to) and highlight the issues our planet, and specifically our oceans are dealing with at the moment.

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Lovely Lake Orta

Lake Como is beautiful - but it's hardly off the beaten track. Less than an hour's drive from Milan and made famous by celebrities like Clooney who have decided to purchase summer residences in the stunning region. But just next door lie the lesser known Lake Maggiore, and it's baby sister Lake Orta.

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