Year: 2018

Madrid: Scarlett Notes Top 3 Places To See …

Madrid: Scarlett Notes Top 3 Places To See …

It has only taken me just a brush over a year to pop this little travel number together… but this beautiful city, the capital of Spain, was just playing on my mind! So in true Scarlett Note fashion, I have created an ‘All you need to know’ guide. Be prepared for the one-stop-plan-ya-holiday experience. Here Continue reading Madrid: Scarlett Notes Top 3 Places To See …

Why do I find Notting Hill even more glorious to watch in my 20’s ?

Why do I find Notting Hill even more glorious to watch in my 20’s ?

‘I’m just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.’  The first scene I vividly capture in my mind when the cult, British 90’s wonder is mentioned, is the iconic scene where the ever so hard to crack ‘Anna Scott’ (played by leading lady of every decade I’ve roamed the Continue reading Why do I find Notting Hill even more glorious to watch in my 20’s ?

Want to know what real music is? Leyline Pass and their single ‘Glass Cage’ show us how it is …

Want to know what real music is? Leyline Pass and their single ‘Glass Cage’ show us how it is …

When embarking on putting this review together, I knew I would be fully immersed because that is the power that Leyline Pass’s tracks seem to have over me… time and time again. And becoming lost in ‘Glass cage’ was pretty much irresistible. So let’s get stuck in and see just how Leyline Pass are moving Continue reading Want to know what real music is? Leyline Pass and their single ‘Glass Cage’ show us how it is …

Tough crowd? An essential guide to making it through the gig …

Tough crowd? An essential guide to making it through the gig …

It’s Friday and you’ve carted the PA all the way through the high street because the venue doesn’t have parking. You shimmy in with every musical piece of equipment snug, under your arms. Waiting for you is a sea of stone-hard faces, who look as though the last thing they want right now is a Continue reading Tough crowd? An essential guide to making it through the gig …

Is positivity always the best remedy?

Is positivity always the best remedy?

I’m sat in Starbucks just off the extreme hustle and bustle of London Liverpool Street with crispy lashes from where I have sweat my entire entity out and had a little, half-hearted cry. Today wasn’t how I’d envisioned… I’ve had a delayed train to and from the city I am so obsessed with, and being Continue reading Is positivity always the best remedy?

It is human to not get it ‘right’ first time. Are we just too hard on ourselves?

It is human to not get it ‘right’ first time. Are we just too hard on ourselves?

Why is achievement seen as almost platinum when you get it right first time? It’s like a broken record, really, isn’t it? If we don’t quite grasp a technique, or pass an exam or achieve a ‘high’ standard, many of us (me included) then pursue a path of bucket loads of self-discipline, waves of self-criticism, and Continue reading It is human to not get it ‘right’ first time. Are we just too hard on ourselves?

Polly Haynes: ‘Pulling Me Backwards’ is everything and more …

Polly Haynes: ‘Pulling Me Backwards’ is everything and more …

First thing is first. I am sat at 8:52 am in the morning, having just followed the same old morning routine of wearily munching my gluten-free cornflakes with the intent of flopping onto the sofa like a giraffe dropping down for a sunset rest and I have a spring in my slumber step. Why? I Continue reading Polly Haynes: ‘Pulling Me Backwards’ is everything and more …