• A festive to-do list to make the most of December

    I was thinking the other day about the fact that June was yesterday, and now Christmas is less than a month away. That’s right folks,…

    Postcards from Lake Garda, Italy

    Ciao, buongiorno! That’s right, the Sweetings recently returned from Italy, more specifically, Lake Garda. Ah Lake Garda. Lago di Garda. I didn’t know much about…

    It’s all about how you react

    The other day I dropped off a prescription at the pharmacy in Big Tesco. I was told it’d be about ten minutes until it was…

    How I learnt to say ‘no’

    This is a subject I’ve been wanting to write about for a while, because it’s something I’m mostly (94.6% if you’re wondering) comfortable with, after…

    9 things to do this summer

    Team, summer is here. Which means it’s time to dust off your itsy bitsy teeny weeny yellow polka dot bikini. Summer is the quietest time…

    My pledge for Earth Day 2019

    Hi everyone, long time no speak. I haven’t been blogging here much (read: at all) this year, as I’ve been working on another project which…

    A collection of 2018 highlights

    Not to be a cliché Claire, but how the heck is it nearly the end of 2018? I’m serious. Yesterday it was April, and today…

    9 things to do in Riga in December

    Last weekend I went to Riga, the capital city of Latvia. When I told people where we going for our Christmas break this year, my…

    South Coast Road Trip: Part 2

    If you didn’t catch South Coast Road Trip: Part 1, it might be an idea to head on over and read that first. Just so…

    South Coast Road Trip: Part 1

    It’s holiday re-cap time! Is there anything better than going over your holiday snaps and writing about what a great time you had? I mean,…

    Looking back on a brilliant summer

    What a glorious summer we’ve had. Can you remember a time when we had such a good stretch of sunshine, BBQs and people walking the…


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