• 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
  • A Very Brief History of Rajasthan

    Formerly known as Rajputana, Rajasthan is the largest state in India and is often known as The Land of the Kings, because of its extensive history as one of the earliest seats of Indian…

    February 25, 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
  • Selfie Obsession: The Death of a Dolphin

    If there’s one issue that exemplifies the current narcissism of some humans around and about, it’s the perfectly edited selfie. Now, pictures are brilliant. They capture incredible moments, preserve memories and make people smile.…

    February 18, 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
  • How to Volunteer Ethically

    Featured image credit: Brett Cole Photography – TOLFA, India Now that I’m thinking about a longer trip than originally planned, I want to cast my net wider than the one charity in Rajasthan (TOLFA)…

    February 4, 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