Tag: life

23 At 23 – 23 Things I’ve Learned In 23 Years Of Life

23 At 23 – 23 Things I’ve Learned In 23 Years Of Life

Today is my twenty third birthday – here are twenty three things I’ve learned in my twenty three years of life

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, […]

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 […]

What If I Never Want To Settle?

What If I Never Want To Settle?

I’m restless. I feel trapped when I stay in a place for too long, or when I get stuck in a routine. I have an overwhelming need to flee and explore. I never used to be like this. School-aged me always had a plan- degree, […]

Life Lately and Summer Travel Plans

Life Lately and Summer Travel Plans

It’s currently early afternoon on a sunny Sunday and I’m still in bed. I feel like I’m definitely living my best life. I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with Sundays. When I was at school I used to hate them because the whole day would […]

Going Back To The Beginning

Going Back To The Beginning

I’ve always said that the moment I fell in love with writing was the moment I learned how to hold a pen. Whilst that may be a slight exaggeration, I struggle to remember a time when I didn’t write. Fiction mainly, but no style has […]