• Resources for calm, growth and self-reflection during isolation

    Right now, the current situation looks different for many people, with some people completely self-isolating (…

  • What makes a good life?

    One of the podcasts I particularly enjoy is The Good Life Unravelled by Elizabeth Dhokia.  …

  • Eat: Outside-In Food Court, Portsmouth

    Going out for dinner, or even ordering take-away inevitably results in a stand-off between Liam …

  • Why can’t I relax and do nothing?

    I remember some years ago a work colleague mentioned to me that she had gone …

  • Just another snow post
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    Just another snow post

    After lots of envy from myself aimed towards others on the Twitter and blogosphere posted their photos of icy weather, Southampton has finally had its own dusting of snow.  To paraphrase, armageddon has finally arrived here; photos of crashed vehicles…

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    Ten of my favourite things
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    Ten of my favourite things

    I have seen a few of my fave bloggers do a list of their favourite things, and was also tagged to do one by Sweet T’s Sweet Things so I thought, before that bandwagon rolls out of town I would jump…

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    Christmas market, ouchie head
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    Christmas market, ouchie head

    Today I have been looking forward to a trip to Southampton’s Christmas Market, which opened when the lights were switched on a couple of days ago.  Every year since it’s been coming to town it’s been customary in my group…

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    Before and after – coat and dove
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    Before and after – coat and dove

    Had a slightly stressful few days at work but a really nice weekend preceding that with a bit of craftiness, a bit of friend time and a bit of family time.  My craftiness was quite minimal and involved taking buttons…

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    Hellingly House
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    Hellingly House

    One weekend last year two friends and I decided that we wanted to do something a little different and decided to (as you do) go and visit a derelict mental asylum in East Sussex.  I had heard of other people…

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