Moving Forward, Time for a Rebrand

You may have noticed some changes around here. After 3 years of blogging, I made the decision to do a rebrand. I am No Shrinking Violet was started as a reaction to fight the power…

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Lake Maggiore, Italy by Jo Mackay

It’s always a pleasure to share Guest Posts from like-minded people. When Jo from Bookings For You and I exchanged our life stories I instantly liked her. She has a passion for Italy (like me!)…

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Getting Married in Italy, and why you should think about it

Follow my blog with Bloglovin In July 2016 I tied the knot to my best friend Joe. Joe, or Giuseppi for purposes of this blog, is a rather Italian looking, dark haired fellow. When we…

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Why you should visit Pompeii, Italy

Perhaps one of the most interesting places in the world for me is Pompeii. Places as special as this come at a cost in today’s world and the full entrance fee is 13 euros for adults and…

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Hull Blogger Brunch Monthly Meet Up

In an effort to make more friends in the blogging sphere, I’ve been meeting up with local bloggers for brunch monthly. I’ve met up with Hull Blogger’s a few times. I’d highly recommend this to…

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