Hello everyone, I was nominated for the Aesthete blogger award by the lovely Eri from Weird Lifestyle. Thank you for nominating me Eri, it’s the first one of these I’ve … Continue Reading The Aesthete Blogger Award
Bit of a misleading title, I haven’t been on stage performing, no one on this planet would pay their hard-earned cash to suffer through my singing voice. I went to … Continue Reading My return to live music
It’s fair to say, I am desperate to plan a trip abroad. Scrap that, I have a trip planned out, I’ve got the guidebook and map. I’ve checked out flights, … Continue Reading Seven Days in Scotland
Back in March, I wrote about some of my experiences of being a woman. There was nothing out of the ordinary about those experiences, daily harassment, unwanted attention from strangers … Continue Reading A woman’s world part two….
I’m going to be 36. At times I find that baffling. Most days I don’t feel like I’m in mid 30s, most days I could swear I’m still in my … Continue Reading 36 things I’d tell my younger self
This week, my little brother got married. I should really say younger brother, he is much taller than me, I am a short arse. Anyway, he asked me to write … Continue Reading Love is…..
Last week things were feeling a little bit stressy, talk of variants and potential rule changes had started to push me to the absolute limit and left me in a … Continue Reading The long awaited visit to my Grandma
So, tomorrow’s the day, after 14 months, hugging is okay again. Well, cautious hugging is okay. I’m not sure what a cautious hug is, there’s probably a guide somewhere. I … Continue Reading Let’s talk hugging
On Monday I almost gave up, this blog came within five minutes of being deleted….forever. On reflection I think I was just tired, or hungry, or both, but the threat … Continue Reading Giving Up
Every morning, I pull on my walking gear and head up into the hills for a good stomp across the countryside. It’s only in the past few years I’ve felt … Continue Reading A woman’s world
So, an entire year has passed since our last completely normal weekend. For me, that final weekend was marked with a surprise 30th for my brother David, it was in … Continue Reading The things you miss…
I have a tendency of keeping hold of things that remind me of places, people, and things I love. I have a box overflowing with cards, gig tickets, festival bands, … Continue Reading Memories of Leeds
Good to see World Book Day still went ahead this year, my social media has been filled with kids dressed up as their favourite characters, I even spotted a headteacher … Continue Reading World Book Day: Who would you go as?
If I had a time machine, one of the places I’d head back to is year five at St Peter’s Primary school. It’s a Wednesday afternoon, the girls have been … Continue Reading Periods and Insomnia
Sometimes in this life, we’re lucky enough to meet people who truly inspire us. People who’ll be dealing with unimaginable grief but remain determined to make a difference and help … Continue Reading Goodnight my friend
I’m the first to admit, I am woman with many bad habits… Leaving tea bags on the side, my car is a tip and, my personal favourite, eating lime pickle … Continue Reading Bad habits, why am I always late?