A Vegan Tour of Vienna

I want to start with a disclaimer: I am not vegan. But, I love trying new food, and I love that these fancy vegan places are currently on trend. I particularly love that in buying vegan food I increase the demand for this market and that in general it’s a really easy way to make…

7 things I learnt from Marie Kondo

I recently read Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying, and man was it life-changing. I’ve always loved tidying (well, that’s a lie, I’ve taken an interest in tidying because a messy house makes me unbelievably stressed, claustrophobic, and unable to do anything), and I’d previously watched her show. The book is something else though…

Rome’s Top 5 Gelatos: A Review

I was recently in Rome, and before going I had made it my mission to try Rome’s “top 5 gelatos”. As it turned out, there isn’t actually a definitive list of Rome’s “top 5 gelatos”, so I ended up having to compile my own list (thanks, the internet). In order to fit 5 ice creams…

Why Ross and Emily were the Ultimate Friends Couple

Emily gets a lot of hate (probably because the creators couldn’t bring themselves to have Ross end up with someone British) and frankly I think it’s misplaced. Ross and Emily should have ended up together, and here is why. Why Ross and Rachel were NOT the ultimate couple.  First of all, we need to establish…

Really Easy Ways to Keep Your Kitchen Clean

Here are my top 5 tips for making your kitchen a bearable place to be in with absolute minimal effort. Seriously, each of these things takes seconds to do. I’m not suggesting this is enough – you need to of course do the standards (make sure the dishes are clean, throw old food away, occasionally…

3 Fabulous Brunch Spots in Barcelona

I’ve just spent a long weekend in Barcelona, i.e. 3 mornings, i.e. 3 brunch spots. They were all fabulous, so if you’re ever in the area I’d recommend checking them out! #1. Citizen Café This was a really cute spot near our hostel, located on the Plaça d’Urquinaona. This place has a distinctly hipster vibe,…

The Fog

I want to start with a disclaimer. This post is NOTHING LIKE the rest of my posts. It’s literally one giant metaphor centred around mathematical understanding (I usually write about effective ways to clean your flat). In case anyone’s interested, I’m just about to finish a Ph.D. in pure maths, and so I wanted to…