Visiting Jane Austen’s House

If you follow me on social media at all, you may have noticed that I’m a big fan of Jane Austen! Recently, on a short break to Hampshire, I got to tick another Austen experience off my bucket list, and visit the house she lived in in the village of Chawton. The Chawton house was where Austen spent most of the last years of her life, after her father passed away and her brother gave a house in Chawton to her, her sister, mother, and friend.

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Top 5 Summer Walks in Leicestershire

If you’re in England, you’re probably enjoying the lovely weather we’re having at the moment! Today, I wanted to celebrate the arrival of nicer weather, and talk a bit about some of the gorgeous spots for walking my home county has on offer. You might, or might not, know that I’m from Leicestershire, and having spent the last year of lockdown here, I have a fair few ideas for good country walks! So, here are 5 of my favourite local places to go walking.

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Build a Problem – dodie: Review & Recommend | FIRST IMPRESSIONS

This post has sort of been a long time in the making! I originally pencilled it in my schedule a couple of months back, but then the album got delayed, so it got pushed back further. And then, to top it off, I was so busy when the album first came out that I didn’t get a chance to sit down and write the post! But now finally, here we are! Obligatory “I am writing this on mobile, sorry if there are any formatting issues” disclaimer. I’ll update this post at the end of the week to edit out any formatting issues when I have access to my laptop again.

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C25K Progress Update!

Last year, I completed the Couch to 5K program, then started working full-time, and kind of, well… gave up. I promise myself that when the weather started to get better, I’d start going again, and so when the Easter holidays began, I started the program from the beginning again! Rather than do updates every 3 weeks like I did last time, I thought I’d just do an update early on in the program (my last C25K post), and one when I’d reached the end of the 9 weeks (which I am almost at now!)

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