Los Angeles Rock N Roll Half Marathon

At the beginning of this year I could barely run a mile. Not that I wasn’t keeping fit but running has never been something I feel I’ve been any good at. After being encouraged by my friend to sign up to a 5K wine run in March (you can read about it here) for some crazy reason I then decided to join them in the Los Angeles Rock N Roll Half Marathon on the 29th October. Continue reading “Los Angeles Rock N Roll Half Marathon”


DTLA: Grand Central Market & The Last Bookstore

Can you believe we had never been to Downtown LA? We’ve lived here 10 months now and never been, and even when we did our West Coast road trip 5 years ago we spent 5 days in the LA area and didn’t go. We’ve done Hollywood, Griffith Park, Getty Center, Santa Monica and other beaches, but not downtown LA. So last Sunday afternoon, we decided to head out to explore for a couple of hours.

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The El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood Boulevard

My favourite Disney film from my childhood was Beauty and the Beast. I used to watch it over and over, I think I actually wore out the VHS! I’ve been really looking forward to the live action remake, so when my friend invited us to go see it somewhere pretty special I couldn’t refuse.

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Pub Quiz, Driving Test Take 2 and Homemade Pizza {2017 Week 12}

Happy Sunday! I’m sat writing this post with a glass of Prosecco and the husband cooking dinner, you can’t get better than that! It’s been a funny old week… The tragic news from Westminster just goes to show how quickly life can change and to appreciate every moment. I’ve been missing home a bit more than usual this week.   Continue reading “Pub Quiz, Driving Test Take 2 and Homemade Pizza {2017 Week 12}”