Although their eventual collision promises almost certain mayhem, some things just can’t help but spin recklessly towards each other. Hen dos and tequila shots. Driving lessons with your mum. Sid and Nancy. Covid-19 and my upcoming 30th. Ah, let’s say the last part again, for dramatic effect. My. Upcoming…30th. It’s a birthday that, without… Read More Thirty, Flirty and Thriving
Every passing day brings rocketing new cases of COVID-19, with death rates on the rise, and vital public resources working in overdrive in an attempt to stem the tsunami of sickness. Bad news is on the rise, and with it, public anxiety. Also on an upward trajectory is the number of social media posts imploring… Read More Why To Do Lists Could Be The Enemy
It’s here. Dawn has broken over the day we’ve all been waiting for: the day when order is once again restored to British society. It’s February 1st and the Dry January veterans can imbibe the demon drink without betraying their solemn promise to jaded post-Christmas souls and New Year broken bodies. Now that I’ve successfully… Read More “Dry January is bad for you” and other stories.
Social media is one the biggest, shiniest and sharpest double-edged swords of our generation. While this is not by any means news to any of us, I’ve recently found myself pondering what happens when one of the positives – giving people a voice – takes a negative turn? Love it as I do, I have… Read More White Noise: When Instagram yells
In light of my recent 28th year on this big old planet, here are as many lessons I’ve learned along the way…. … Read More The One with The Birthday: 28 lessons in as many years.
There have been a few choices I’ve made in my life which, in retrospect, weren’t my wisest. Dying my hair black in secondary school was a big one. Taking a pair of heels with me the first time I went backpacking aged 18 was another (yes, they sat at the bottom of my bag for… Read More I don’t always make good decisions, but when I do…
It can be a tough old world out there. The past month has been littered with various personal stresses, ones that we as humans let get us down too easily. While it’s important to ruminate on the difficult stuff – character building and all that – you can’t afford to overlook those little things in… Read More 10 things that made me happy last month