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My Favourite Things About Christmas

My Favourite Things About Christmas

  Happy Christmas Eve, Eve! I realise that it’s two days until Christmas and, apart from having next to no presents for people (I’ve got my cat and dog more than I’ve got my stepdad so far…), I’ve not posted about my favourite Christmassy things […]

Life Lessons from 2016

Life Lessons from 2016

As my Life Lessons from 2015 post was so popular last year, I thought it was only right to do another one this year! I think we, as a planet, can all agree that this year has been a colossal shit show. Politics and politicians the world […]

December Diary: Christmas Tat, Gift Shopping And Feminist Rejections

December Diary: Christmas Tat, Gift Shopping And Feminist Rejections

This is the second in my December Diary series. You can read the first one all about Victorian markets and Owls here. This week we FINALLY put the Christmas decorations up after saying they were going up in November. I don’t know why they haven’t gone […]

Christmas Gift Guide: DIY Homemade gifts for the traveller in your life

Christmas Gift Guide: DIY Homemade gifts for the traveller in your life

This gift guide was supposed to be posted around the 1st of December but things just kept cropping up which meant it had to be pushed back. But it’s finally, FINALLY here today. Hurrah! Also, I’m not going to tell you that, if I had […]

December Diary: Christmas Tree Show, Victorian Markets and Owl Cuddles.

December Diary: Christmas Tree Show, Victorian Markets and Owl Cuddles.

Welcome to a new ‘Dear Diary’ series I’m doing every Sunday in December, which I’ve originally called December Diary. Oh my goodness, not only did I get 100% in the festive mood yesterday, but I also got to recreate some childhood memories and hold an […]

Winter Is Coming… And I’m Scared For My Mental Health

Winter Is Coming… And I’m Scared For My Mental Health

Winter is lovely, especially in this part of the world where a white Christmas is always a very real possibility. Yes, the pavements are almost always wet from the rain, and yes, the sky is just grey and urgh, but at night the dark streets […]

I Don’t Like Writing About The Bad Things…

I Don’t Like Writing About The Bad Things…

They say writing is a healer, don’t they? They say it soothes the soul, that writing about the not-so-good things that have happened in life allows you to let go. It offers closure. Except sometimes it doesn’t. Let’s be real, some of best writing comes […]