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  • Eight Budget Bars in London

    Image Credit: Thomas Boon London isn’t known for being cheap and it’s also not very well known by me, despite being the top place in the UK for travellers outside of the country to…

    April 20, 2016
  • Adventures Close to Home

    They say that most people nowadays have never met their neighbours, and in the same vein, I’m guilty of not really exploring the incredible scenery I have here on my doorstep in Sheffield. Of…

    March 8, 2016
  • A Day in the Park: London Edition

    If you think of London then you think of skyscrapers, expensive drinks, Big Ben, the Tube, the West End, The Queen, and the city’s collective inability to look a stranger in the eye. Well, I do,…

    February 29, 2016
  • Six London Theatre Budget Hacks

    London is expensive. Theatre is expensive. Mash the two together and the archetype of the struggling thespian suddenly starts to extend to the audience as well. Now, theatre is one of my many loves and…

    February 24, 2016
  • Finding My Golden Ticket

    “Don’t forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he wanted.” “What happened?” “He lived happily ever after.” – Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory This weekend I might not have…

    February 22, 2016
  • 10 Places to Discover Steel City Creativity

    Sheffield is the steel city. It’s famed for its cutlery, steel work and industry; its Yorkshire spirit; Henderson’s Relish; and being the only city where Sean Bean’s family run a Fish and Chip shop.…

    February 17, 2016
  • Captured Butterflies: Missing Otters

    Continuing my accidental theme of Grand Days Out with Animals, this Sunday saw us test out Sheffield’s Number One Attraction according to TripAdvisor: The Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife and Falconry Centre. You’ll probably have…

    February 8, 2016
  • Spring and Sconeface in Bakewell

    This little plan to start seeing and doing more in the surrounding areas of Sheffield has begun to blossom slightly this weekend. A friend and I booked a beautiful little cottage in Winster, the…

    February 1, 2016
  • Fun on the Farm: Mayfield Alpacas

    Since ‘the big trip’ has had to be delayed, my housemates and I have started focusing on the adventures we can have closer to home. As country kids at heart, Sheffield can be the…

    January 25, 2016