Keen blogger, hard worker, wannabe make up artist, ex model, aspiring TV Presenter, day dreamer, dork.

Grew up in the countryside in the north of England, attended a mixed British boarding school from the tender age of 8, lived on an island in the Indian Ocean for 5 months, lived in Paris for 18 months, and have lived and loved in London since 2009.

Friends, music, literature, life, Starbucks caramel macchiato, culture, food, laughter, theatre, homeware, singing in the shower, film, sushi, sarcasm, photography, languages, bronzer, reading, party, documentaries, in no particular order. Can’t dance, but I do it anyway.

Films: When Harry Met Sally, La Vie en Rose, La Vita e Bella, The Artist, I Love You Man, The Holiday, Love Actually

Television: Sex & the City, Game of Thrones, New Girl, Gavin & Stacey, Mad Men

Books: One Day, Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games

Music: Mumford & Sons, Ellie Goulding, Laura Marling, Lykke Li, Florence & the Machine, Local Natives, Tony Bennett, Michael Buble, Ella Fitzgerald, Justin Bieber (and what?)

Man Crushes: Boris Johnson (we’re all allowed a guilty pleasure), Jude Law (I’ve seen him in the flesh!), Jason Segal, Ashton Kutcher

Lady Crushes: Zooey Deschanel (kooky), Katy Perry (personality), Kristen Stewart (awkward. private, beautiful), Marilyn Monroe (how can you not), Fearne Cotton (cool, and has my dream job)

“To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom” – Socrates

“I don’t want to make money, I just want to be wonderful” – Marilyn Monroe (it’s cheesy to put a Marilyn Monroe quotation down, I know, but I truly believe this)

“A person who has never made a mistake, had never tried anything new” – Albert Einstein