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5 Creepy Podcasts You Need To Be Listening To

5 Creepy Podcasts You Need To Be Listening To

When the podcast Serial came out in 2014, and everyone started raving about how good it was, I vowed to listen to it. That was 3 years ago and I still haven’t listened to it.  I put it off for so long because I couldn’t see the point in listening to someone talk […]

September Round-Up: A Lot Of Time In London

September Round-Up: A Lot Of Time In London

September has been a bit of a weird one for me; it’s felt like the longest month of the year but not in an oh god this month is dragging when will it end?! kind of way, but in the sense that so much has happened. I’ve […]

A Travelling Fairground and Nostalgic Thoughts

A Travelling Fairground and Nostalgic Thoughts

I’m sitting here listening to the faint din of the travelling fairground that’s recently arrived in my town. It comes every year, in mid-September, and takes over the same park.   I grew up in the house exactly opposite the park so the sound of music banging, […]

August Round-Up: Working The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August Round-Up: Working The Edinburgh Festival Fringe

For the whole month of August I was working in one of the venues at The Edinburgh Festival Fringe. I won’t tell you which one as I work for them full time – we are one of the unusual venues if that helps you narrow […]

Book Review: Paris For One by JoJo Moyes

Book Review: Paris For One by JoJo Moyes

Paris for one by JoJo Moyes is a short, romantic novella about a weekend trip to Paris. The story follows Nell, an English girl who is about as unadventurous as you can get. She has booked a weekend away to Paris with her boyfriend but, when she’s waiting […]

July Round-up: Books, Booking Trips & Game of Thrones

July Round-up: Books, Booking Trips & Game of Thrones

I know, I know, we’re almost a week into August and I’m only just publishing my July round-up. I’m just not organised enough to publish on the last Friday of the month so this will have to do! When this goes live I’ll be in […]

Using Sick Days To Look After Your Mental Health

Using Sick Days To Look After Your Mental Health

I’ve just seen a conversation on Twitter-one of many I’ve been seeing just lately- about how it’s still not acceptable to use sick days at work when you need to take some time off to look after your mental health. It’s inspired me to write […]