Added Extras #26

It’s my last few days in Australia and I’m so glad that I came back to give this place another try. I’ve always said that the only reason I visit is because one of my best friends lives in Sydney,…

Added Extras #12

Thank the lord for wonderful friends. With 38 days still to go until I leave my job and 57 until I board my plane to Kuala Lumpur I need a lot to take my mind off the fact I’m having…

Baking With Kenwood and Debenhams

So obviously I write this blog, but I’ve actually worked with bloggers for years. I’ve scared the crap out of them at the London Dungeons and danced like a loon with them at Bestival, because planning events for bloggers is…

Dinner Down Memory Lane with Marie Curie

  I wish I’d been alive in the 70s. Fleetwood Mac, The Two Ronnies, flares, Woodstock, The Clangers, fringing, ABBA – it’s the decade that I inadvertently always end up channeling (mainly with my accidentally morning ‘fros that basically turn…

What I Wore to London Fashion Week

There’s something about Fashion Week that is utterly fascinating. Seeing the street style, the trends on the catwalks and the glamorous front row occupants, I’m hooked on reading the round-ups and ┬ápinning my favourite looks to get inspiration for the…

2014 Review: Culture

I started compiling the list of cultural things I’ve done this year and was really surprised by how much I’ve done. As with my 2014 Review: Eating and Drinking post, living in London makes it really easy to take advantage…

What I’ve Been Eating #3

There’s a pretty easy answer to the question ‘What have I been eating?’ According to the photos below, it’s basically chocolate and burgers, and I’m definitely not complaining! American candy There’s a good tradition in my office that when you…

Who is Charlie, Distracted?

Lovely loyal followers. I’ve been writing this blog for a long time now, and it’s evolved considerably from where it first began. I started this blog as a place to keep a track of my bad shopping habits, but really…

What I’ve Been Cooking #1

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll see that I’m always taking photos of my food (I mean, that’s what it was invented for, right?). I’ve wanted to share my trials and tribulations of cooking and baking with you for…