Sick Day

I’m assuming the foetal position on the front room sofa. A small square pillow is lodged between my knees, another is pressed against my belly like a shield. Enveloped in my floor length violet dressing gown, hood and all, My silver laptop is positioned on the oak coffee table in front of me. The opening … More Sick Day

Growing Pains

I stumbled upon an interesting quote the other day: friendship isn’t about being the same, it’s about being on the same page. But what if you feel like you’re not even in the same book anymore, let alone on the same page! Okay, let me explain. When you’re a bright-eyed, carefree student, life is nothing … More Growing Pains

Home Alone

So my family all jetted off to India yesterday. They’re away for two weeks to attend a wedding in Punjab, but sadly I couldn’t join them because I’ve reached the limit on my annual-leave allowance at work. Now I say ‘sadly’ but, cards on the table, I wasn’t really that upset about it. From the second that their tickets were booked, I … More Home Alone

A Pleasant Surprise

Painting the house… That’s what I’ve been doing this rainy bank holiday weekend. To be completely honest, the idea of spending three days inhaling paint fumes and accumulating paint drops on my clothes and in my hair did not sound particularly alluring to me to begin with. The thought of tackling the entire house with … More A Pleasant Surprise

Lazy Duvet Days

Every so often, when the day-to-day chaos of life starts to get too stressful, the only solution is to have a full-on duvet day! A day when you have absolutely NO intention of leaving the house, combing your hair or wearing anything but your most comfortable joggers and hoodie,(regardless of whether they’re spotted with a … More Lazy Duvet Days