A Birthday Ode to ‘My Friend Carrie’

'At every stage of my career I have had interesting and cordial colleagues, some of whom have become very close friends' - Daniel Nathans One of the benefits of being an army brat and moving country every 3 years for most of my childhood means I've always been pretty good at making friends. I have … Continue reading A Birthday Ode to ‘My Friend Carrie’

Partners in Wine do Karaoke at Cosy Joes

'I love karaoke and totally hog the mic when I go out and do it with my friends' - Charli XCX Being an army brat and travelling around a lot when I was younger means it's never been particularly difficult for me to make friends and I'm lucky that I've picked up friends and kept … Continue reading Partners in Wine do Karaoke at Cosy Joes

Chris Montague Photography

'In photography everything is so ordinary; it takes a lot of looking before you learn to see the extraordinary' - David Bailey One of the best things about writing a blog, aside from it feeding my narcissistic need to be liked, is when you get to join forces with your mates when your individual passions … Continue reading Chris Montague Photography

How different do you look after 3 glasses of wine?

'Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy' - Benjamin Franklin One of my favourite quotes is that alcohol is what makes the good times better and the bad times bearable. If I knew who first said it I would have it at the leading quote to all my … Continue reading How different do you look after 3 glasses of wine?

Elliott’s Kitchen, Wylam

'I like to be able to sit in a cafe and watch the world go by and observe people' - Sophia Myles There's a lot of negativity on the world at the moment. Even on Facebook and instagram there's people eye rolling at their so called friends who are at the gym or posting their … Continue reading Elliott’s Kitchen, Wylam

Monkey Feet’s Highs and Lows of 2016…

When Helen asked me to write this post my heart sank! 2016 has been a tough year at Monkeyfeeet HQ, heck most of us would agree its been a year full of shockers world wide right? I've thought a lot about our year and we are genuinely very blessed in many many ways, I have … Continue reading Monkey Feet’s Highs and Lows of 2016…

Do Long Distance Relationships Work?

'Obviously, a long-distance relationship is hard. But, like anything worth having, you make it work' - Leona Lewis Growing up on an Army base means that the majority of my friendships as a child were fleeting; we all moved around every 3 years or so, so if they didn't bugger off to another country halfway through … Continue reading Do Long Distance Relationships Work?