A Memory from Durham

There is something particularly peaceful about making a cup of loose leaf tea. It makes the process slower, in both the physical and figurative sense, and somewhat more special. For me, it always resurfaces memories of my time in Durham a couple of years ago.┬áLiving in a crumbling house on the cobbles behind the cathedral and studying in a Hogwarts-esque…

First Feelings of Autumn

With September in full swing, the autumnal feeling is in the air and I, for one, cannot wait for those grey cloudy days and knitwear weather. Evenings huddled by the fire, the sound of heavy rain hitting the roof, and an abundance of chocolatey treats, which always taste more delicious in the colder months, are just some of the things…

Last Moments of Summer at Lulworth Cove

Two weeks ago over the bank holiday weekend, we were lucky to be graced with sunshine and a temporary feeling that summer may just be sticking around for a little while longer. Waking up to early morning sun rays streaming through the windows, we jumped in the car and headed for Dorset’s Jurassic Coast for some last moments of summer.┬áSpontaneous…

A Sunrise in Polis, Cyprus

Turning the pages of a book with little consciousness of doing so, feeling the raw emotions of each character and breathing in the scent of the beautiful location that the story is set in can only be the signs of a well-written novel. Even more so when said novel inspires you to visit a particular destination, which is exactly what…