California Dreaming

My Great Adventures board on Pinterest is ever-growing. From remarkable landscapes to gigantic cities, travel images always inspire me to get out and see the world. I could sit and simply type out a list of places I’d love to…

Exploring in Floral

Going for walks has got to be one of my favourite things to do. It’s a very basic activity, you don’t need much, but the benefits are always positive. Whenever I’m in a bad mood, not feeling well, or want…

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I'm Anika, I live in Yorkshire, I was born in May, and I blog about lifestyle and street style. Sometimes I share a photography session or two on here also. Take a look around - happy reading!

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Into The Woods | Gallery

One of my favourite things about living in Yorkshire is the scenery that’s simply footsteps away. It’s one of the main reasons I won’t move to London, I need these kind of views every day. I live in a tiny…

My Top Travel Destinations

Technically, we’re nowhere near the end of the year – but I’m already feeling reflective and it’s time I do something about it… write a blog post. Anyway, it’ll be Christmas before we know it and then it’s New Years’…

Next Spring 2017 Press Day

The lovely people at Next invited me down to London on 02 November to check out some of the pieces that will be features in the Spring 2017 collection, from Womenswear right through to the stunning Homeware range. Spending a…

Current Faves

Next’s #ProjectTaxi Blogger Event

On Thursday 29 September, I travelled from Leeds Train Station all the way to King’s Cross in London to attend an event the lovely girls at Next invited me to. I’ve been to a few events with Next, but as…

Here Comes the Sun

During the bank holiday Monday in the UK, we experienced something incredibly rare: good weather. I certainly wasn’t expecting anything too amazing, especially for the North – but it was actually sunny all day! I’m still in shock. As the…

Totally Thrifted

I recently spent a whole day at Alton Towers, also known as my favourite place on Earth, and I always want to wear something comfortable but inexpensive as I’m the one girl that loses a jacket (or a shoe) whenever…

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Blogging at an Event | My Three Essentials

I recently attended the Live at Leeds Festival thanks to The Blogger Programme and The Zeitgeist Agency and enjoyed the whole day. However, it mean I needed to be prepared as the festival is held in a number of venues…

My City Festival Essentials | Win Free Tickets

On Saturday 30th April 2016, Live At Leeds Festival will arrive and I cannot wait. One of my bucket list items for 2016 was to attend a huge music festival and Live At Leeds is the perfect event. Live At…

My UK Bucket List

I may have my own blogging bucket list, and then a personal, ever-expanding bucket list, but I’ve also created a bucket list specifically linked to the United Kingdom. It’s the place I was born, the place I wake up to…