Over the weekend, my sister and I were browsing through the million and one channels on our Sky box looking for a decent film to watch. Outside it was chucking it down with hailstones, plus we’d just unearthed a snuggly old plush blanket from the attic (big enough to cover four of us at one … More Sharing Is Caring
“What screws us up most in life is the picture in our head of how it’s supposed to be.” – Socrates Lately I’ve realised something: so many people experience feelings of unhappiness because they feel like they haven’t managed to live up to their expectations. Don’t get me wrong, a lot of people do actually … More How It’s Supposed To Be
Possibly one of the worst feelings in the world is the feeling of hopelessness. When you convince yourself that you’ve exhausted all options and there’s no light at the end of the tunnel, it’s a struggle to get out of bed in the mornings. You feel lethargic and physically unwell. You start to isolate yourself … More Drains And Radiators
When the mind boggling infuriation of dealing with adults gets too much, sometimes the only cure is a quick conversation with a five year old. Random, disjointed, guileless and adorably sincere are the best ways to describe the chats that I have with my nephew. Over the space of about six minutes today we had … More Kids Say The Darndest Things
It’s the 1st of December folks and you know what that means, Christmas is officially a-coming! Now in spite of the fact that the festive season is one of my favourite times of the year, I am also without a shadow of doubt, one of those people who likes to keep Christmas firmly within the … More I Don’t Want A Lot For Christmas…
Everyone says that when you reach a crossroads and don’t know which way to turn, you should talk to your friends, you should close your eyes and follow your heart like the protagonist in a Disney film, or you should draw up a list of pros and cons for each potential option. But what if … More What To Do?
The older I get the more I’m beginning to realise something: it’s damn near impossible to come across people (or even just one person) who you feel a genuine, effortless connection with right off the bat. People who you feel you can be your authentic self around. People who are on the same wavelength as … More Genuine Connections