When I first started blogging nearly four years ago, the thought of going solo to an event where I knew absolutely no one would have been enough to bring me out in hives. I’d have had some questions before predictably deciding to skip it. Four years on and I pretty much go solo to all the events that I get an invite to, and even though I still get those butterflies and that urge to bail – every single time – I’ve learned to take a breath and power through it and I always end up having a good time.
It feels like that festive feeling’s been cranked up a notch, now that it’s finally December. I’ve already heard The Pogues about ten times (…not through choice! I’m not a fan!), the advent calendars are out and… and why the hell am I starting every single blog post at the moment like a bloody Christmas newsletter?! There’s something in the water, or maybe it’s the fact that I’m full of Christmas cheer (read: food and booze) after spending a very festive afternoon up at The Celtic Manor over the weekend.
And so the heatwave blazes on here in Cardiff (it’s set to get up to 27° again later on this week – phew!) which is great because it means there’s plenty of chance to get out and enjoy all the summery things on offer in the city in the weather they were actually intended for! […]
If you’d just happened to pass by the Swansea branch of Marks and Spencer in circa 2005 and popped in for a coffee, then it might just have been served up by yours truly! Yep, every Saturday I did a five hour stint behind the bar and during that time must have made at least […]
“January is my favourite month of the year,” said no one. Ever. I mean, come on, it’s bleak. Christmas is over, it’s suddenly extra dark without all the fairy lights and decorations, and everyone’s either on a diet or hibernating in the dark. It’s a depressing time of year. But it doesn’t last forever, thank […]