Quintessentially English Novels

I love the word quintessentially. It sounds like such an English word itself, so when used to describe something very much English I feel like dressing in tweed and plaid, and having a cup of afternoon tea. (Have actually just polished off a cup of Earl Grey. Oh and I've discovered Tetley tea in my [...]

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10 Pains of Being a Girl

Starbucks...hugs...twerking...the worshipping of Ryan Gosling. Whatever comes to mind when you think of girls, we're all quite different from one another. But there are a few things that unite us all. Annoying things. Things that make us tell ourselves that we deserve that drink/chocolate/item on sale/sleeping in til noon. Because we really do. Hair Everywhere [...]

Pueblos de Burgos

Fun trivia fact: apparently the surrounding area of Burgos has one of the highest amounts of villages in Spain. So when I was invited to go along with some of the fellow teachers from the school I work at to walk around some local villages and then eat a local bean dish, of course I said [...]

The Sunshine Bloggers Award

  Muchas gracias to Vivid Narrator for this blog award! Go give her blog a read!   The rules for the award- Thank the person who nominated you. Answer the questions from your nominators. Nominate eleven other bloggers and give them eleven questions.   What was one prime reason for starting your blog? I wanted to improve [...]

Autumnal Burgos

Following up from landmarks of Burgos, what captured me on the day I was taking photos was the autumnal vibe the city was giving. With so many trees shedding their leaves it was hard not to feel autumny, and a very different experience to the U.K's perception of autumn with pumpkin spiced lattes (which I [...]

Burgos Landmarks

The other day I walked all over the city centre with my camera, having fun as a shameless tourist. I took loads of photos, and so I decided that rather than one long post and expecting you lovely readers to sit patiently for all the photos to load, I would instead divide them into two [...]