Teaching in Africa: Discovering Soweto’s Stars

Volunteering and teaching was always something I dreamed of doing. After researching and finding the Hero Holidays programme based in Soweto, I felt I had stumbled across the perfect voluntary programme for me. One that incorporated experiencing the true spirit and arts culture of Soweto as well as providing the opportunity to learn and teach…

Chunky Monkey Cookies

These make a beautiful big batch! Tasty, super soft and full of banana, nutty, chocolatey goodness. My favourite kinda cookie! Useful tip: Cookie dough can be frozen to use again another time. Ingredients 330g of Plain flour 160g of Wholemeal flour 1 Teaspoon of salt 1/2 a Teaspoon of Bicarbonate of Soda 240g of Butter…

The Lone Wanderer- The struggles of travelling alone

Travelling alone can test you in the most challenging but beautiful ways. It makes you learn to be at peace with yourself, to grow in confidence and understanding, of not just yourself but of others as well. It’s truly an incredible life lesson, the opportunity to explore hidden gems, cultures and new experiences from all…

Backpacker Baking

  So you’re a backpacker, you’ve finished the East Coast of Australia, found yourself in some hippie commune in Byron Bay. But you’ve ran out of money, reached your chosen city and  settled into a shared house and got some crappy sales job. Who says you can’t bake on a budget? Try these super tasty,…

It’s Red Nose Day!

I know, I know I don’t have a red nose on but I bought a pretty snazzy Red Nose Day T-Shirt and the money does go to charity! I couldn’t find a red nose in town just shows how charitable Wimbledon is. Bloody Awful. Anyways, when you were a kiddy, I remember Red Nose Day…