My First Witch Casket: Fire

What is Witch Casket? Witch Casket is a UK cruelty-free, vegan magickal subscription box, run by a mother and daughter. Each box is based around a particular theme, e.g. Earth, Spring, the night… anything magickal. The variety of items included is wonderful: jewellery, tea, spells, crystals, incense, art prints, things for your altar, and more. Plus at least three items in each box are exclusive to Witch Casket! A Witch Casket comes in unmarked packaging, so your postie / family / flatmates don’t have to know what you’ve ordered – perfect for those who don’t want to share their magickal interests. They aren’t…

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 your mum, dad or aunt is more than a little obsessed with their family history, you should present him or…

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 their own. Creating your own ‘man cave’ is a fantastic idea but it can be hard to know where to…

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 and electricity meters are, whether the surfaces need any special cleaning products as well as which companies will supply your…

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 was one of my childhood obsessions (along with wanting to be a pirate!), so I’m excited to be writing about…

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 visit which we have laid out for you as must visits if you find yourself there. Banana Cabaret Banana Cabaret…

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 are a self-confessed fashionista and girl about town, then worry not, you can still dress to impress and look on…