Sometimes, something has to give. And that’s why I haven’t written anything for Retro and Thrift for nearly a month. To be honest, life has kind of gotten in the way. As you may already know, my day job includes writing a lot of blog posts. This is fantastic, but, of course, it also means… Continue reading Where Have I Been?
This time last year, I had just handed in my dissertation, finished my exams and had begun preparing for graduation. It was also around this time that I started writing for a local marketing agency. Little did I know back then, but on the same day, I had simultaneously started my own business. I always… Continue reading Freelancing: One year on…
If you know me, you’ll know that one of my favourite ways to spend an afternoon is sipping a cup of tea with friends. I like to think I know a thing or two about a good ol’ fashioned cuppa and so I thought I’d put together a little guide to tea in Hull. Liquid… Continue reading The Best Places for a Cuppa in Hull
Nestled in the heart of Yorkshire, Harrogate is the ideal place to go for a weekend of relaxation, or an afternoon of retail therapy. This picturesque spa town was popular among Edwardian and Victorian high society and has continued to be a top tourist spot ever since. I recently visited the town for a couple… Continue reading A Day Out in Harrogate
“What are you planning to do after graduating?” is a question that often strikes fear into the hearts of final year students. This time last year, I knew that whatever I ended up doing, I wanted to feel like I was making a difference. I think that a lot of students feel that way, especially… Continue reading Advice from a Graduate: Considering your options after university
Wow. Well, March has been a little busy, hasn’t it? So busy in fact that I am writing this post half way through April. I barely had time to catch my breath really and only just getting back into my normal routine. It’s had its highs and lows but all in all, I’ve had a… Continue reading A Hectic March
Just a short train ride from both York and Hull, Beverley is the perfect escape from the bustling city. The historic market town is full of cute cobbled streets, yummy eateries and tonnes of character. I’ve rounded up some of the best bits of Beverley, from the cultural hotspots to traditional sweet shops and quirky pubs.… Continue reading A Day Out in Beverley