It’s been a week of two halves; festival & friends and funeral & family. So it felt right to do two blogs covering both… this one is the more sentimental one. On Wednesday we said goodbye to my Uncle Dave. He was a terrific man. I have so many phenomenal but daft memories of him. […]Read More London is where I fit.
Last Saturday was my one year anniversary of leaving the full time corporate life. I would have written then but I was with my best friend in Paris for the day, dealing with the sweltering heat in the best way possible… with rose wine! After recovering on the Sunday I was in the process of […]Read More Full & Mid Year Review
I am a Vogue addict. I adore it when the monthly edition drops through my door every month. I await with glee who is on the front cover; I literally pour over the clothes and bags in there and of course the many inspirational articles from incredible women. I like to read it from start […]Read More Vogue Woman
Yesterday was ‘Blue Monday’ – apparently it’s officially the worst day of the year. Pay day is still a week away; the week before was ‘Quitter’s Day’ the alleged official day when most people give up on their resolutions; a number of people are doing Dry January or Veganuary and that’s starting to take its […]Read More How Was Your Blue Monday?
WOAH!! 2018 – where did you go?! Oh I know – you quit your safe job and went to France for the summer, got your first job in the wine industry, took a French Wine Scholar course and exam (awaiting results) and got yourself a 20% loyalty discount card at your local pub. WINNING! I’d […]Read More A Life ‘Changed’ Year
I’ve had an incredibly busy few weeks and feel like I haven’t blogged for some time. Delighted to have sat the French Wine Scholar exam a couple of weeks ago – it’s the culmination not just of nine or so weeks of study but it also feels like a natural ‘end’ to the six months […]Read More Time to actually uncork the finer things
I’m back home in London. It’s been a super summer – well beyond my expectations but at the same time it’s great to be home. Having said that – what a final week! My friend Sue joined me in Seyssel and after a mammoth drive we arrived in Reims – the Champagne capital on Monday. […]Read More A fizzy finale in France