Day 360 – The Queen’s Speech

Despite what I wrote about Christmas traditions and new things yesterday, my Christmas day was surprisingly full of new things! Photo by Olenka Sergienko on Pexels.com I'd set myself the challenge of running a mile every day in December, something I regretted very much on Christmas morning but still went out after opening a few… Continue reading Day 360 – The Queen’s Speech

Day 67 – Created my own cocktail

It's no secret I like a cocktail: I wrote here about how I like a Martini, here about my favourite, a Manhattan, and after trying a Pisco Sour (during my Peruvian restaurant adventure) earlier in the week, I rushed out and bought a bottle of Pisco so I could recreate it at home. This week… Continue reading Day 67 – Created my own cocktail

Day 62 – Peruvian food

I have a friend who absolutely loves Peruvian food, most specifically ceviche: falling in love with it whilst travelling in South America, she's been infatuated ever since. Said friend is a massive foodie (saying she's a bit of a dab hand in the kitchen is putting it mildly) so if she recommends a dish to… Continue reading Day 62 – Peruvian food

Day 60 – 12 things for leap day

As this year was a leap year and we've been gifted a free day, I wanted to make the most of it and do something more significant. I toyed with the idea of doing something official - like becoming a wedding officiant here, but realised it might be hard in Germany. Plus, it had been… Continue reading Day 60 – 12 things for leap day

Day 4 – Martini with a twist

I'm so happy I finally learned how to do this, it's so simple and effective and makes me feel seriously classy. I love a vodka martini. So dry, so cool, so easy to make – I'm practically James Bond at this point! I normally forego the traditional olive for a lemon slice, but today I… Continue reading Day 4 – Martini with a twist