Enjoyable Life

Whether it’s our innovative book club, arts and culture, hobbies and crafts, holidays, travel and adventure or the latest movie review – these pages are here to help you learn how you can indulge in and appreciate life’s more enjoyable facets.

Big Little Trip: A Mother and Daughter Travel Adventure

Part 6: Worldschooling in Nicaragua

Lisa has spent almost a decade juggling her career as a television producer with single motherhood, she is now taking a year out to go backpacking around Latin America with her nine-year-old daughter, Lily. You can…

8 min

The Joys of Impromptu Camping

How an unplanned night under canvas (or nylon) can recharge those batteries

I didn’t really camp much as a child – my family opted for different types of holidays, all wonderful, but never camping. We did however camp out in the back garden on occasion (which was a…

5 min

Oh, For The Love of Horror

Why do we like to be scared?

I think I was about 8 years old (1984/85) when I first watched ‘The Shining’. Mesmerised by the music from the very beginning, I had stumbled across this film by accident. Dad was out and my…

5 min

Big Little Trip: A Mother and Daughter Travel Adventure

Part 5 – Being Brave in Panama

Lisa has spent almost a decade juggling her career as a television producer with single motherhood, she is now taking a year out to go backpacking around Latin America with her nine-year-old daughter, Lily. You can…

7 min

How to build a sustainable wardrobe without breaking the bank

Four top tips for breaking the fast-fashion cycle

If you’ve ever Googled (or Bing’d, Yahoo’d or whatever else you use) ‘ethical fashion brands’ you’re going to think the title of this piece is lying to you. I feel ya. When I first started getting…

4 min

Show + Tell

A round up of what to watch, read and see this month

Happy hump-day lovelies! We’re just as excited about two four-day weeks as you are (even though there’s no such thing as a bank holiday when you’re self-employed!), so here’s our roundup of how you might want…

7 min

Be More Danish, Part 4: Eating out in Copenhagen

Recommended restaurants and foodie hang-outs

Hello, Ducklings! Pah! Last time I started off talking about how it felt like Spring may well be springing and then you got the easterly beast, and we got so much snow, it looked like we’d moved…

5 min

Big Little Trip: A Mother and Daughter Travel Adventure

Part 5 – Costa Rica, Pura Vida

Lisa has spent almost a decade juggling her career as a television producer with single motherhood, she is now taking a year out to go backpacking around Latin America with her nine-year-old daughter, Lily. You can…

9 min

Book Review: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Something for the weekend

I’ve always been drawn to stories of people, especially children. overcoming situations of adversity. So when I stumbled upon a synopsis of ‘The Glass Castle’, I immediately added it to my list of things to read…

3 min

Opulence and Poverty

A week in California

I’m writing this through bleary eyes after a rubbish 2-3 hrs of sleep due to jet-lag. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining – getting to spend a week in Los Angeles and Huntington Beach in…

6 min