Food, My life

Great British Food Festival

Hello everyone! I hope you had a great weekend and that you all got to do something fun and/or relaxing, whichever your preference. I myself opted for fun this time and decided to attend Great British Food Festival on Saturday. And what a great day it was! So much food and drinks, chef demos, live… Continue reading Great British Food Festival

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Books, Interior design, My life

Maple leaves and fairy lights

Hi all! You may have noticed I haven't been writing much recently. I have sat down quite a few times, opened my blog, started to write and then realised that what I was writing was quite depressing and then deleted the whole thing. Well, I'll try to keep my whinging to a minimum but I… Continue reading Maple leaves and fairy lights

Stories

Chapter 4 – The Hunt

Alice circled around the buildings, all thoughts of self gone. She was focusing on the people below her. She spotted a young boy with messy jet black hair walking next to an absolute giant of a man. She soared past them, they weren't her target today. Had they looked up, they would've only seen a… Continue reading Chapter 4 – The Hunt

Stories

Chapter 3 – All That Glitters

Forcing herself to put one foot in front of the other she made her way to the door. It was mind numbingly slow going. It was the only way Alice knew. Being made to leave her sanctuary - the only place where she couldn't hurt anyone - was not something she was going to speed… Continue reading Chapter 3 – All That Glitters

Stories

Chapter 2 – The Deepest Pit

Alice knew she had to get up. Staying behind her shadow wasn't an option. Inexplicably, as excruciating as it was, she had to keep going. Giving up was physically impossible. She'd tried. Again and again. Impossible. She had to get on her trembling feet, resting with her hands on her bony knees half way up,… Continue reading Chapter 2 – The Deepest Pit

Stories

Chapter 1 – The Making of Alice

When Alice was little, she was usually rather on the merry side. She rarely cried, she considered her failures little more than plot twists and she was always looking for ways to prove herself. She needed to be the best at everything. Everything was a competition. She even made family dinners something of a race… Continue reading Chapter 1 – The Making of Alice