A carry on only packing list for Paris in winter


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Paris is my favourite city in the world and I like to go as often as possible – mainly to stalk Parisian women for style tips. Packing for Paris is always a little bit more exciting because I already know exactly what we’ll be doing when we get there. When I’m picking out what to take, I can hold onto visions of sitting outside cafes (people watching), wandering the streets of Le Marais with my camera and staying out until my feet won’t carry me any longer.

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Simple photography tips that will instantly help you take better photos


simple photography tips that will instantly help you take better photos - Jessica Rose WilliamsI’m no expert when it comes to photography, I’m a self-taught amateur with a deep love of taking photos and a heck of a lot to learn. That doesn’t mean you should stop reading because I have nothing valuable to share – quite the opposite. I’m an enthusiast you see, determined to improve as a photographer and soak up everything I can relating to photography; and that means I’ve got a whole heap of tips and tricks to share with you. My hope is that sharing what I’ve learned with you will help you get better too, RIGHT NOW!

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New Year Skiing in Trysil Norway


Skiing in Norway Trysil - Jessica Rose Williams

Ski holidays weren’t on the cards for me when I was a kid. My mum used to dismiss my pestering with ‘it’s too expensive and we could go somewhere hot and sunny for the same price’. My odds didn’t get much better when I graduated to being able to travel with friends, they preferred The Inbetweeners like boozy trips to Mallorca over a trip to the mountains in winter.

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A slow travel guide to Oslo


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Our plane landed on snow. On snow! I was caught up somewhere between feeling like I’d just jetted through the wardrobe to Narnia and wondering how can Norwegian airports could be so much more sophisticated than those in Britain – where they’d have been closed hours ago with weather like this. From the moment the clouds cleared and I caught a glimpse of those snow drenched trees, I was head over heels for Norway.

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Capsule Wardrobe

A minimal loungewear capsule wardrobe


This post is in partnership with Toast and all the items featured were kindly gifted, but the words and opinions are all my own.

If you’re anything like me you love being at home and those quiet cosy nights in are your idea of heaven. I grew up in the kind of house that celebrated pyjama days and I’m still a loungewear loyalist. If you’re one of those people who lounge around watching telly in your jeans and then change straight into pjs (or not) for bed, firstly I’d argue that you don’t know what you’re missing but secondly, this might not be the post for you.

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