Cocktails, Vlogs & Autumn Colour

Hi all… another busy week or so flies by.   Fun has included, in no particular order…

Drinking in Blind Tyger

The ‘secret’ cocktail bar above Sandinista. People have been telling me to go to Blind Tyger for ages and we finally did remember. The cocktails were lush, the table service was top notch and I loved the whole vibe.

"Manly" cocktail and "girly" cocktail. Guess which is @majordowsing's ????

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My head really hurt the next day, but it was worth it.

Watching PoppyD’s Vlogs

I’m really enjoying PoppyD’s Vlogs. For the first time EVER it’s kinda made me want to vlog. Well, she has inspired me. Very natural, she makes it look easy.

OK, I maybe did a bit of video for an upcoming blog for I’m not going to commit to doing regular vlogs (I’m not organised enough!), but I *might* do bits of video content if I feel the urge for some posts.

There’s something a lot more petrifying about video…just watching some of the clips back from the stuff I’ve done…why is my voice not as sophisticated as I thought? Why do I do funny things with my face when I talk?! …and many other questions.

I’ll keep watching PoppyD for inspo.

Enjoying the Autumn Colour

Three years ago, J and I got engaged at Thorp Perrow Arboretum in Bedale (North Yorkshire). We’ve been meaning to go back each year to check out the Autumn colour. I love this time of year for all the gorgeous colour in the leaves. Thorp Perrow is a lovely place to enjoy it.

Thorp Perrow

Our niece, Kourtney, came along too to practise her photography. We mostly threw leaves  🙂Thorp Perrow Thorp Perrow

Still running…and now swimming!

Only one run this week, but very glad I’m still keeping up with it (read how I became ‘a runner’ here).

Morning run earlier with the lovely @ariannedonoghue ????

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I also went swimming on a work lunchtime with my friend Sarah this week. I wore a swimming cap and everything. I actually thought it would be hard to get on, but seems I was totally making more of a meal of it than was necessary (a trait of mine!). Sarah showed me the way and I came out with dry hair. Winning!

Wondering why other people ‘get’ curlers

I’m a dab hand with a Babyliss Curl Pro (best. hair. invention. ever)…but give me some ‘proper’ curler and I cannot for the life of me come away with a Pinterest worthy bob.

I need to practise this…

Right…I’m now off to a fitness class for This Girl Can / Leeds Girls Can. More on that soon!

Have a fab week y’all! x



  1. October 25, 2015 / 11:13 pm

    I wish I had Lauren Conrads hair. She makes it look so easy & perfect! Id very much like to see your vlog!
    Bee |

    • October 26, 2015 / 4:13 pm

      She does doesn’t she! Mind you Bee, your hair was looking mighty fine last time I saw you xx

  2. Victoria Danaher
    October 26, 2015 / 9:22 pm

    Love that hair. xx

    • Digital Diva
      October 29, 2015 / 9:12 am

      Lovely, isn’t it?…she’s got the skillz too! x

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