Live Lagom – and so it ends?

I can’t believe it’s the official end of the Live Lagom project with Ikea.  I haven’t written about it nearly as much as I’d have liked, but I’ve been busy enjoying the journey – and hoping that a lot of the lessons learnt will continue on. Back when I was setting my New Year’s Resolutions, …

Living Lagom – midpoint

“Oh my gosh, it’s like the sun!” was the first comment I had when installing the LED lights in my kitchen as part of the Live Lagom project. Seeing the bright side of things Okay, so beforehand I’d gotten to the point where there were only two lights working, but when I swapped over the …

Living LAGOM

Six months ago when I finally moved into my own flat I had high hopes of rolling all my New Year’s Resolutions into one and being a better person.  I started off pretty well; I made sure it was near a pretty regular bus route, then dutifully filled it with mainly pre-owned furniture and started …

National Stationery Week

It’s pretty common knowledge that I’m partial to a bit of stationery, so I’m really excited to be part of National Stationery Week, or #NatStatWeek as it’s known on Twitter. National Stationery Week runs from 27 April to 3 May 2015 and aims to celebrate the written word – and, of course, all things stationery. …

National Handwriting Day

Eagle-eyed readers will notice this is actually an American day of note, but it seems a shame to miss such an opportunity to talk about the joys of writing – and I can’t find a British one to celebrate! I’ve always loved to write; from stories as a child to articles for local publications and, …

Where have I been?

I haven’t been posting on here as often as I’d like, as I’ve been concentrating on my food and drinks blog. Full to the Brum is a Birmingham-based blog which celebrates the exciting food and drinks scene in the city.  Since I restarted it in June I’ve been focusing much more on the personal experience …

Blogpost for Dine Birmingham

 I like reading about food almost as much as I like eating the stuff, so writing about it was a bit of a given.  I really ought to blog about food more, but I’m really glad when other people give me the opportunity to do so.  Brum’s very own guide to where and what to …