Christmas Office Desk Igloo

How to Build a Christmas Office Desk Igloo!

Every year at work, our Ecommerce department’s various teams compete in a Christmas desk decorating competition to win not only a hamper, but the kudos of being the reigning champions of the competition for the proceeding 12 months. Every year the competitiveness within the office has been growing however this […]

New York City View

4 Days Visiting New York

So 16 days after setting off from Heathrow we finally landed at JFK to start the final leg of our honeymoon with 4 days in New York. As we had arrived in the city early evening we jumped in a taxi and made our way to where we were staying, The Viceroy […]

Comedy in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes isn’t a destination you may think of when it comes to comedy however over the past couple of years the MK comedy scene has been rapidly growing with numerous TV celebs making appearances around the city. Personally I absolutely love a good comedy night out with one of […]

Welcome to Las Vegas sign

3 Days Visiting Las Vegas

If you’ve been following my blog recently you’ll know that I just came back from an incredible 21 day honeymoon in North America. So far this had taken me to Washington DC, Santa Monica, the Pacific Coast Highway, San Francisco, Yosemite National Park and Death Valley National Park! And we […]

Black Friday 2016

Black Friday is Back!

So here it is again, another Black Friday fire-sale from retailers all jostling to offer the best promotions and deals, at the lowest prices, without ruining margins and making the event unprofitable. Most retailers will do well out of Black Friday however for others who can’t afford to compete it’s […]

The Don Indian Restaurant, Milton Keynes

At the weekend I headed across to The Don Indian restaurant in Milton Keynes for dinner – having been for dinner at Middletons Steakhouse last weekend and had a pretty abysmal experience I was hoping an Indian restaurant might revive my faith in eating out! My usual Indian routine in Milton Keynes typically […]

Welcome to Death Valley National Park

1 Day Visiting Death Valley

Following 2 days in Yosemite National Park, the 6th destination of my honeymoon in America took Sarah and I to America’s lowest, hottest, and driest national park, Death Valley. This was planned as a 1 night stop off en-route to Las Vegas! So, in our very sensible and very air […]

Prime Surf & Turf, Middletons Steakhouse & Grill, Milton Keynes

Middletons Steakhouse & Grill, Milton Keynes

Yesterday Sarah told me that she had secured herself a new job which was fantastic news. I wanted to celebrate the occasion and so decided to take her out for a fancy dinner in Milton Keynes and chose Middletons Steakhouse & Grill as the destination. We’d been to Middletons a […]

Yosemite National Park

2 Days Visiting Yosemite National Park

Following a fun 2 days in San Francisco, the 5th leg of my honeymoon in America took us to the beautiful and picturesque Yosemite National Park. Day 1 – Iron Door Saloon, Tunnel View & Bridalveil Falls Driving into Yosemite from San Francisco was really easy with plenty of signposts […]

Cycling the Golden Gate Bridge

2 Days Visiting San Francisco

The third destination of my American honeymoon led me to San Francisco, following a 400 mile drive of the Pacific Coast Highway from Santa Monica. Arriving late afternoon into San Francisco, we dropped off the car at the airport and navigated our way through the underground into the city. Dragging our […]

Santa Monica beach

3 Days Visiting Santa Monica

Santa Monica was the 2nd destination of my 21 day honeymoon in America and the first of several along the California coast. Following our 2 days in Washington the 6 hour internal flight touched down at LAX and we made our way across the city to the 5* Fairmont Miramar Hotel and […]

White House

2 Days Visiting Washington DC

The first leg of my honeymoon in America was visiting Washington DC. We chose this for 2 reasons – firstly it’s the capital city of the USA so it felt like a good cultural thing to do and secondly it broke up what would have otherwise been an extremely long […]