Tough Mudder 2017 – I did it!

The world’s best mud run 10-12 miles & 20+ Obstacles   This weekend I took on one of my biggest challenges yet – Tough Mudder 2017! The past year I’ve pushed myself in the gym – training at Trib3 bootcamps every weekend plus three 5k lake runs mid-week. But I don’t think any training can…

Shop Topshop like a VIP

If you regularly read my blog, you’ll know Topshop is always my go-to place when I need a new season wardrobe overhaul. The Sheffield Meadowhall store has it’s own personal shopping lounge, so if you want to be treated like a VIP – book an appointment and let the stylists dress you in the latest looks.…

An Italian adventure: Treviso – Venice

Two hours up in the air then the warm air hits my face – there’s no better feeling than stepping out of the plane and into the sun. Hello Italy. Treviso airport is where most budget flights arrive – from there, its a 15 euro taxi into the town. It’s picturesque and seems small at first glance,…

Style inspiration for summer weddings

Summer is coming and I have a line-up of weddings to attend. I met with Kirby Robinson, personal stylist at Topshop Meadowhall to get the low-down on the latest looks and what to wear if you’re a guest at a wedding this summer… Here are my top three looks. Look 1: Elegant embroidery and feathers Lace bardot…

Portugal detox retreat: Macdonald Monchique Spa

Whilst an image of sun, sea and sangria usually springs to mind when you think of holidays to the Algarve; drive west from the coast and you’ll stumble upon the undiscovered, quiet, picturesque village of Caldas de Monchique. I was lucky enough to be invited to stay at the Macdonald Monchique Spa and Resort to try…

48 hours in Berkshire: the best bits

Wondering where to go on your next weekend getaway? If you want to escape city life and indulge in some well-earned rest and relaxation, Berkshire could be the perfect countryside retreat. Stay… at Hurley House, Henley The drive is straightforward from Sheffield to Berkshire… two hours 40 minutes via the M1, merging onto the M40. And there’s…