10 Days in NYC: A New York City Travel Diary

New York, New York. So good, they named it twice – and it only takes one trip there to see why. There’s something inexplicably magical in the air, across the…

Discovering Manchester: 4 Vintage Havens

Prepare for more checked shirts, denim shorts and retro accessories than you can handle; I’ve been vintage shopping. I distinctly remember the first time James and I got stuck into…

My top tips and tools for making freelance life easier (plus FREE …

Making the move to go freelance isn’t easy, for anyone. It’s quite a risk to take, even if you’ve got clients ready and waiting. The days of a guaranteed income…

Discovering Manchester: American Eats at Home Sweet Home

Welcome to the first in my Discovering Manchester series – blogs all about my favourite things to do, places to see and food to eat in this beautiful city. There’s…

A Belated Barcelona Travel Diary

When I say belated, I mean belated. I actually went to Barcelona almost a year and a half ago, back in September 2014. It was the first abroad holiday that…

‘Eat the world, Piper’

Welcome to sophiefbutcher.com! It’s a brand new space that I’ve put together for all my ramblings about the stuff I love; expect pictures and travel guides for the places I…