• My pregnancy must-haves (and what you don’t need to buy)

    One thing I have found since being pregnant is that it makes you a real …

  • Pregnancy in the time of Coronavirus

    Emotions arrive in different shapes and sizes.  In years past, I have experienced grief that …

  • 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.  …

  • 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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    Pancake
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    Pancake

    I have lived on my own for over three years now, and whilst I absolutely love having my own space to potter around in, and having my flat exactly how I want it, I got the idea early this year…

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    Night in
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    Night in

    The weather has been horrendous in Southampton this week, and even as I write the wind and rain are lashing against the balcony doors and the Met Office have just issued severe weather warnings for areas in North West England…

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    Rain, rain go away
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    Rain, rain go away

    Well, what a horrible Tuesday eh? Who else has been blown, blustered, rained on and generally inconvenienced by the weather today? Halfway through my walk to work I was presented with a mid-calf high puddle of water flooding the whole…

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