Author Archives : Katja

Marvellously Moroccan Kasbah Cafe Bazaar


I love Bold Street in Liverpool. It’s the eclectic centre of the city, filled with quirky shops, cafes, tea parlours, and eateries. People walking up and down the street are like from a hipster fashion show, with pieces probably bought in the shop next door you spot them. I fell in love with Bold Street years ago when I did…

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How to be brave (and what does that mean)


Let me tell you a secret: bravery is not the absence of fear. While you let thank sink in, allow me to elaborate.   I fear many things. I fear rejection, I fear failure, I fear something terrible happening to me or my loved ones, especially right now with what’s going on in the world. I also have this weird…

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My ultimate birthday wish-list


Happy birthday to me! Yes guys it’s my birthday! I’ve gone and got another year older but I promise you, none the wiser, and today is the day when I intend to get spoilt, by hubby, my friends and everyone in existence. Hi y’all, it’s my birthday!   Get your party-hats out and come celebrate with me! And in case…

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Chester’s new vintage haunt is more than a shop


  What happens when you combine creative local entrepreneurs, some superb fashion, crafty gifts and some random bits and bobs that don’t really seem to fit anywhere but totally belong some weird way? The 2nd Floor on Northgate Street, that’s what.     It was a bloggers day out on Saturday when Polly and I hit the town with the…

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5 tips to get more out of your travel money


  I don’t care it’s barely April, I’m already planning all the holidays hubby and I are going to be taking this year. Firstly, obviously, is the long overdue return to the motherland. I haven’t had a chance to visit Finland for a while, and that is a while too long if you ask my momma or my friends. In…

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Beer lovers in Hoole must visit here


  OK so I’ve said many a time that it’s all kinds of cool in Hoole, and I keep singing from that same hymn sheet after visiting one of the boutique watering holes there last Sunday. The Suburbs, nestled neatly on Charles Street is probably more known as a cocktail lounge and an eaterie rather than a craft beer haven,…

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5 things to do during the Easter holidays in Chester


It’s Easter y’all! And in case you’re Chester-bound and struggling how to spend your long weekend, I gotcha hun. Check these shenanigans out:     Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Festival Grab yourself some cool culinary experiences this weekend at the Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Festival at the Chester Racecourse. The festival promises “some eye-catching views, nostril-flaring aromas and…

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OOTD: Date day in Liverpool


  Hubby and I had a random date day in Liverpool and you know what? Even after eating my bodyweight in super tasty Moroccan cuisine and drinking my way through a pitcher of their mint infused lemonade I felt like a million bucks in this skater shirt dress from SimpleBe.   It’s probably the most comfortable dress I have ever…

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My affordable skincare routine


  There’s a few things that happen to you when you pass the threshold of being thirty – and one is skincare. I’ll admit that before the magical numbers of 3 and 0 I washed my makeup off (if I remembered) with hand soap, I often forgot to moisturise morning and night and what the hell is this thing you…

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5 Sunday roast offers in Hoole


  Sunday is the day of the week when you don’t need to feel guilty about not bothering to cook. And boy, are those in Hoole in luck! Being a Hoolite (or a Hooligan, whichever) means you have the pick of the bunch come Sunday: this little neck of the woods has some pretty dapper deals for dinner. Not only…

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