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6 Unusual Gifts for Every Lifestyle

(this is a guest post) If you are tired of buying the same gifts for your loved ones year after year, and want to shake things up a little, you should look for some present inspiration. There’s only so many notebooks or bottles of wine you can gift someone with; instead, you need to find a gift that truly speaks to them. Check out the following six unusual gifts for every lifestyle. For History Lovers: An Ancestry DNA Test If…

How to Create Your Own Man Cave

Today’s guest post is for anyone who wants to create their own ‘man cave’ (it doesn’t matter if you’re a man or not!) Pretty fun, right? While a man cave was once used to refer to simply a place or just men to retreat to and call their own space, however, nowadays it does not seem to be gender specific and is a room that is special to the person using it as a place to relax, unwind and call…

What to Consider Before Moving into Your First Home

*this is a guest post If you have just graduated and you are planning to move into your first home away from your parents, there are a variety of things that you will need to consider. Here are a few things to consider beforehand that can help you feel more prepared and confident for your move. General Queries Before you move into your new home, you will naturally have many questions that you will want answered. Knowing where the gas…

A Witchy Wishlist

I’ve been thinking about the direction of this blog recently. While I love sharing things to do in London, and I’ll be a student for at least another year, I feel like it needs to evolve somehow. After having a think about what interests me, I’ve made two new categories on the blog: Classics (as in the Ancient world, the Greeks, Romans, Egyptians and all that stuff I study), and Witchcraft. Witchcraft has interested me for a long time, it…

4 of the Best City Hotspots in Balham

(this is a guest post, photography is mine) If you are looking at renting a room in London – Balham is a good place to start.  It is based in South London and has lots of attractions that are sure to appeal to you.  It’s an incredibly friendly area, so perfect if you have just moved to London and it has its own tube station so you can get about easily enough.  It’s also home to some great places to…

Spring to Summer Fashion Tips For a Girl About Town

(this is a guest post) If you’ve left all of your floaty tea dresses at the back of the wardrobe, and are still in your boots and slouchy sweatshirts, then rejoice as spring is finally in the air! Managing the seasonal changes, in particular, if you live in the UK, can be a tall order – as those April showers and freak cold weather fronts make it difficult to incorporate seasonal trends and must-haves into your wardrobe. So, if you…

Tips for Talking to your Therapist

(this is a guest post, picture is mine) Talking to a therapist is tricky for a lot of people, as they’re not accustomed to opening up about their feelings. If you’re paying for therapy sessions and want to get more out of them, then these are our helpful hints on how best to communicate. Bring a Journal Over the time between therapy sessions, you’re experiencing a lot and may forget certain things by the next appointment. This means you could…