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Book review: Unfollow – a journey from hatred to hope (leaving the Westboro Baptist Church)

Book review: Unfollow – a journey from hatred to hope (leaving the Westboro Baptist Church)

A gripping memoir of escaping extremism and falling in love, Unfollow relates Phelps-Roper’s moral awakening, her departure from the church, and how she exchanged the absolutes she grew up with for new forms of warmth and community. Rich with suspense and thoughtful reflection, Phelps-Roper’s life […]

A Trip To Poland – Third Time Lucky

A Trip To Poland – Third Time Lucky

I’ve not written about my fears of travelling before, mainly because I’ve never really had any until the first time I was supposed to jet off to Poland (except being absolutely terrified of flying as a kid). But I feel like I should have done. […]

Ten Year Challenge

Ten Year Challenge

I started this decade as a 15 year old who thought I was just starting my life. I was finding my feet, I had lots of friends and thought I was going to do okay in life. I spent a lot of time with my […]

My Top 10 Posts Of 2019

My Top 10 Posts Of 2019

As we come to the end of 2019 – and the end of the decade (!) – it’s a good time to reflect on the year just gone. Despite having never done a ‘top ten blog posts of the year’ post before, I have always […]

My Budapest Bucket List

My Budapest Bucket List

The other week I booked flights to Budapest, for my birthday (October 27th) no less! In five days time my best friend and I will be on the flight. I’ve wanted to go to Budapest for a long time and now I’m finally doing it. […]

Sunday

Sunday

“The city takes a breath on Sunday. Of all that’s lost with the pursuit of what’s next, I hope we don’t lose that…” – Hawksley Workman Sunday: the start of a new week or the end of an old one, depending on how you look […]

Hand Luggage Only: How To Travel With Just A Handbag

Hand Luggage Only: How To Travel With Just A Handbag

A few months ago I went on a bit of an obsessive foray into the world of getting out of your comfort zone. It lead me to making absolutely no changes to my day-to-day life but I do feel like I’ve gained valuable knowledge and […]