By now you’ve hopefully heard of the BBC America Drama ‘Killing Eve’. This short series focuses on the hired killer Villanelle and Security Officer Eve who has been following this mysterious female killer. The dynamic between the two female leads is unlike anything I’ve seen before on TV. Eve has always been obsessed with crime stories and the unsolved patterns her higher ups have missed. When she gets the opportunity to join MI5 and investigate murders she believes to be linked there is no way she would say no. But whilst Eve gets ever nearer so does Villanelle. She takes great
Being single carries added expense (You can read about this here: The Hidden Financial Costs of Being Single). Solo travel makes it even more expensive, but that shouldn’t be a barrier to your solo adventure. Here I’ve compiled my money saving travel tips. The first step is choosing your destination and finding cheap flights. I have so many tips on this that I’m dedicating a whole post to it as there so many tricks to finding cheap flights. But if you just can’t wait my top tips are using Easyjet and Jack’s Flight Club as both have great features to help
I recently read the brilliant Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. Wondering why it sounds familiar? It’s also been made into a TV series and is currently on its 2nd season with Netflix. It’s not a very long book, so it may not sound like much, but I finished it in an evening. Which I think says a lot about the story and the writing. I was hooked from the beginning. Genuinely. The reader is very quickly introduced to the main character and these 13 mysterious tapes. We are compelled into wanting to know more about each of the two
My Top 5 things to see and do in Chicago. I recently visited Chicago for the first time. It was somewhere I had wanted to go for awhile, without really knowing anything about the place. I just knew that people loved it, and so did I. I was only there for a few days so had to carefully pick what I wanted to do and see, but I think I chose well. Here are my highlights and suggestions for your trip to Chicago.
I became obsessed with the last series of Channel 4’s show Hunted last year. Now it’s back with celebrities, and it’s just as intense but a bit more hilarious. This celebrity version is to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer. 8 celebrities are ‘fugitives’ on the run from the team of ‘Hunters’. The Hunters are professionals whose normal jobs are to track down criminals using their skills and technology to trace and capture the fugitives. If the celebrities last 14 days on the run, outwitting the hunters and evading capture then they win the money for the charity. (The
Being single can be challenging, but no-one ever talks about how financially difficult being single can be. Did you realise there was a financial cost? As a society we don’t often discuss finances. We’re great at sharing good deals and our most recent bargains, how often have you heard “I like your jumper/shoes/dress’, with the response ‘it only cost £10/15/20’? But we don’t discuss the money that matters. No-one talks about how much they earn or how much they save. No-one really talks about how much money they’re spending or what they spend it on.
You’ve probably heard of the recent TV series ‘Bodyguard’ on the BBC. But just in case you haven’t I wanted to tell you all about it, as it’s one of the best TV series’ I’ve watched this year. It obviously follows a Bodyguard- PC David Budd. He is assigned to look after the Home Secretary. David, ever the professional, takes this immensely seriously, ready to put his life on the line for her whenever required. Despite the fact that she is campaigning for everything he hates. Prior to working for the Police, David fought in Afghanistan. This caused fractures in
Heathers The Musical is currently on in the West End at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket. I saw it last week and loved it so much more than anticipated, so absolutely had to share it with you (there is no sponsorship or ad here, I just genuinely loved it! You can read my other theatre reviews here: Theatre) I didn’t know anything about Heathers before seeing it. It had been branded by some as a musical ‘Mean Girls’, but it was definitely more sinister than that! I’d seen lots of positive comments about it on twitter, and the leading lady, Carrie
I have been single my whole life. It’s just another one of those facts about me, but it also makes up a large part of my identity. Most of the time I’m content with it, but for a long time I felt like the only one whose always been single (I’ve written about my singleness here: Single Is All I Know). Then I started this blog. I’ve had so many people reach out to me telling me that they too have only ever been single, or are long term single. Many of these people were also in their 20s or
Having recently taken the dive into solo travel I’d like to help you take the plunge too! Here are my top tricks and tips to make sure you feel confident and safe when planning your solo holiday. Choosing your destination Location is key. Especially for your first adventure into solo travel. Motivate yourself. Choose a destination that you really want to visit, somewhere you’ve always dreamed of travelling to. Even if you’d never pictured yourself going there solo, you’ve still imagined yourself visiting this destination and that will help to motivate you to plan your trip there. The more you want