Lino Cutting Craft Workshop with Anna Hayman Designs

lino cutting workshop anna hayman

I’ve been into crafts ever since I remember, and now that I’m working on making more time for myself to do more things for me, I’ll be spending more time on crafting. I’d never tried lino cutting, however, so when I was invited to join a group of fellow bloggers and learn how to do so, I jumped at the chance!

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My Favourite Podcasts

Podcasting is on the up, but it can be difficult to go through the growing number of podcasts and find something that feeds your need! Luckily, I’ve done the hard (!) work, so you don’t have to! So if you’re heading on holiday, going on a road trip, or want something to help you get through another day at the office, you’re sure to find something to entertain and educate.

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Brighten Someone’s Day with Prestige Flowers

how to brighten someones day

It’s not often that I get given flowers – I don’t do Valentines, I’ve not bought a car for a while, and I don’t teach anymore, so there aren’t many options for the gift givers in my life to buy them for me. That doesn’t mean that I can’t give them to other people, or to myself!

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Why I Chose a Vegan Diet and Lifestyle

why vegan diet lifestyle

Towards the end of last year I transitioned to being fully vegan, and I’ve honestly found it easier than many thought it would be! I’m slowly adding more and more vegan oriented content on my blog – you’ll see these changes slowly happen, since as I’ve mentioned before, this blog is not a food blog. It’s more a reflection of my life – things I love, and that includes food.

As it’s now such a  big part of who I am, I thought I’d explain some of the reasons why I chose to live a vegan lifestyle — and no, there won’t be any graphic pictures of animal mistreatment to make you feel sad (I know what goes on and don’t need to see things like that to remind me).
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Taste the Mediterranean with Balcony Tea

Balcony tea review

I don’t  want to tempt fate, but it looks like today might actually be the first ‘proper’ day of summer! The lack of warmth and sunshine so far this summer has caused a lot of frustration from people, and I’ve heard so many say that if they could, they’d move to the Mediterranean.

I’d prefer to stay in Brighton rather than go to such drastic measures,and make the most of the sunny days we will have. That doesn’t stop me from wanting to recreate ‘the Med’ at home, and one of the ways in doing so is by brewing myself some Med-inspired tea from Balcony tea company.

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