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Life List Update

This is the first update I’ve done since December apparently, yikes. I’ve ticked 14 things off my list in the last 9 months, and, er, added 14. Ha. I’ve completed 59 of 221 at the moment, which I think is pretty good going for a list that’s not even three years old. As always, the […]

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Friday Thanks

Dear Amy, Thank you for buying me my first ever pair of Converse, as a 30th birthday present. I’m still not 100% sure I’m lacing them up properly (I am not so much with the fashion) but they were a godsend in Paris and they’re fucking YELLOW, which, of course, instantly makes them the best […]

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5 Lovely Things From Present & Correct

This is the fourth post in my “5 Lovely Things…” series and we’re heading back to Etsy to check out Present & Correct.It’s not exactly a massive secret that I like stationery (I love writing letters, lists and birthday cards) so my love for Present & Correct was perhaps a little inevitable. Such pretty stationery, […]

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ABCs of Travel

I’ve had this list saved in my drafts folder ever since Val posted it in December 2011 – OUCH. Luckily, I’ve done a lot of travelling since then, so I have lots of new things I can talk about! 🙂 A: Age you went on your first international trip: I actually have no idea. We […]

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Friday Thanks

Dear Paris, Thank you for allowing me to practice my rusty French, not laughing at my attempts to communicate and for introducing me to your beautiful city. Even tho my feet were killing, your beautiful food and wonderful quirkyness more than made up for it. Love Sarah See other Friday Thanks here or visit the original inspiration […]

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September Book Update

01. NEW David Sedaris – The Santaland Diaries [book club] 02. RR William Gibson – Pattern Recognition [30 for 30] 03. NEW James Smythe – The Machine [30 for 30] 04. RR Bill Bryson – The Life & Times of the Thunderbolt Kid [30 for 30] 05. NEW Lucy Maud Montgomery – Anne of the Island [30 for 30] 06. NEW Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter – The Long War 07. NEW Joan […]

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August Book Update

01. RR Douglas Coupland – Hey Nostradamus [30 for 30] 02. NEW Stephen King – ‘Salem’s Lot [30 for 30] 03. NEW Francine Pascal – Sweet Valley Confidential [30 for 30] 04. NEW Jenny Downham – Before I Die [30 for 30] 05. RR Jon McGregor – If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things [30 for 30] 06. NEW Jenny Lawson – Let’s Pretend This Never Happened [30 for 30] 07. NEW Matt Haig – The […]

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