Travel

A slow travel guide to Oslo

01.19.18

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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

01.12.18

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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Living

7 simple things that worked wonders for me in 2017

01.03.18

Jessica Rose Williams

2017 was a selfish year. That should be a bad thing right? Wrong. There’s a difference between the stereotypical selfish that makes us envisage spoiled children who refuse to share their toys and the selfish I’m talking about. I’m talking about the self-love kind of selfish, the kind that’s good for you, the kind we intentionally deprive ourselves of when we should be doing the very opposite.

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Travel

A carry on only packing list – skiing in Norway

12.30.17

Carry on only packing list Norway skiing
I really should insert (sort of) into the title of this post. Never has packing carry on only for a trip challenged me the way this one did. Packing carry on only for a city break is a breeze, packing carry on for a ski break is tough but do-able, packing for both at the same time? Almost impossible. For the first time, I’m going to advise that you’ll need a travel buddy with a little extra room in his or her case to pull this one off – or you’ll need to hire your ski boots in the resort.

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Living

A new hashtag for Instagram #mydarlingminimal

12.19.17

#mydarlingminimal - Jessica Rose Williams

We all love Instagram, right? If you’re anything like me, that’s a rhetorical question. I love that little app (follow me here). Sometimes I love it too much and I have to have a little word with myself about how addicted I’ve become, but the escapism is irresistible. Beautiful visuals, a community vibe and the most positive bunch of people you’ll find on any social media platform keep me checking in throughout the day. Where else would you find social media accounts unapologetically dedicated to beautiful flower arrangements, Shetland pony adventures, hedgehogs, tiled floors or symmetrical breakfasts? I’m all in when it comes to Instagram.

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