Lunchtime yoga with ParkLives

Staying active while pregnant is really important. For me personally, I like to keep as fit as possible purely to increase my confidence when it comes to actually being in labour but also for making the recovery process as smooth as can be expected. However, being active is easier said… View Post

Where to find great coffee in Dundee

It’s been a while since I talked about coffee, perhaps because I’m mostly living with decaf right now which feels a little less exciting than fully caffeinated! But that’s no reason to avoid discussing my favourite frothy drinks. So, what am I loving just now? Decaf cappuccinos mostly because, let’s… View Post

Travelling in style on the Orient Express

Winning an Instagram competition is never an expectation upon entering, but to win a trip on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is almost beyond belief. (Thank you, Aspinal of London.) A once-in-a-lifetime kind of trip, travelling from Venice to Paris on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is the stuff dreams are made of, and… View Post

What I wore in Venice

  What to wear in Venice at 21 weeks pregnant was, admittedly, a bit of a dilemma for me. At any other time (eg not pregnant) it would have been an easy decision – a pretty, ladylike dress, a nice bag, comfy summer sandals. At this stage of the pregnancy… View Post

Venice in 24 hours

What we did We walked – a lot. With only 24 hours in the city we knew walking would be the best way to experience the city, which is so visually pleasing. (It’s worth noting that Venice feels very safe, even in the smaller streets at night, in the dark,… View Post