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 at the end of each month is gone, and it’s up to you (and you alone) to bring in the business, keep yourself organised and pay those bills – have I put you off yet? I loved my job before I went freelance, working at…

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 nothing better after a day of walking and exploring a city in the sunshine, than sitting down to some great food. James and I went in to the city centre on Saturday to have a good nosy around the Northern Quarter. It was the best…

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 me and my boyfriend James went on together and so will always have a special little corner in our memories. We were so ridiculously excited when we booked it! We chose Barcelona because we wanted somewhere hot and sunny, that felt like holiday, whilst also…

‘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 visit on holiday, roundups of my fashion week favourites and what’s featuring in my wardrobe, the best beauty bits I’ve found, as well as a cheeky recipe, restaurant review and general life chat now and then. For those who don’t know me, I’m a full…