How Lara Croft Helped Me Realise That Representation Matters

On the 8th of this month I wrote a post dedicated to women. (You can find it here if you missed it). And in that post I mentioned that I didn’t really have a role model growing up. My exact words were: “I didn’t grow up with any female role models. The closest thing I […]

Sant Yago, Southsea

As I sit here writing this, I’m sat in Sant Yago, one of my favourite restaurants in Southsea.     We (S and I) came here last month for drinks with friends and decided that we should probably come back for food and so here we are. It’s St Patricks Day and the only table […]

Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself…

My name is Hov’ (oh) H-to-the-O-V. It’s not really. It’s Amy. This is me. Some of you may already know this, some of you may not. But whilst I was doing some blog maintenance earlier I noticed that there were more people hanging round these internet parts than usual, so I thought I’d pop together […]

Why Rest Is Important

The importance of rest is a subject I am well versed in. Ask S. He’ll tell you (much to his annoyance) that I’m a total champ when it comes to sleep. Sidenote: S would say that technically that sentence should say that I “used to be” because throughout March I’ve been blogging everyday and haven’t […]

My Ultimate Road Trip Playlist

The ultimate road trip playlist will vary from person to person, but for me; it’s a collection of all of the old time favourites that make me smile. A collection of the music that I wish I didn’t know the words to, the music which makes me happy enough to bop along in my chair […]

How My Travel Style Has Evolved

As I sat in traffic on my way to work this morning I couldn’t help but think about how much my travel style has changed over the years. You see, we’re currently in the process of planning a trip for the end of the month (it’s not going so well at the moment, as the […]

Visiting The Ancient Roman Baths, In Bath

Visiting the Ancient Roman Baths in Bath was something I’d wanted to do since I first saw them on a brochure back when I was a child. I’d daydream about diving in them to swim and pretend I was somebody important from the past. So when I discovered that you weren’t actually allowed to bathe […]

A Weekend Trip To Bath

There are times in life, when you just need to take a trip. Lauren (the one below who isn’t me) Agreed and so we decided that on a trip, we shall go! Unfortunately, neither of us had a clue where it was we actually wanted to go, so I did what I always do when I […]

Getting My Bike Licence: Step One

When I was younger I was obsessed with motorbikes. My dad’s friend would ride over every week for a cuppa, and whilst the kettle boiled he would let me sit on the front of his seat and ride along for a whopping three metres. When I got older this changed to three miles, and a […]

Winchester Day Trip

I’ve lived in England most of life and it was only recently that I went on a day trip to Winchester. I had driven past Winchester numerous times, yet for some reason never stopped in. So one abnormally sunny afternoon, S and I decided to rectify this by going out to see what there was to […]