• Buying a new-build house

    I mentioned in a previous post that one of the most exciting pieces of news …

  • Rejection is redirection (but it sucks)

    One thing I often think about is that when you’re single, there are so …

  • My 40 tasks and a life update

    Easter Sunday has flown by in a flurry of creme eggs and lie ins, and …

  • Watching, reading and listening (April 2019)

    I’ve had a bit more spare time on my hands than usual so I …

  • My travel plans for 2019
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    My travel plans for 2019

    Not only is the new year the perfect time for making travel plans – but after spending five weeks in Australia and coming back to a rather chilly England, I’m already dreaming of warmer climes. I had a bit of…

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    Books I read in 2018
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    Books I read in 2018

    I’ve read 25 books in the last year – well, these are the ones I’ve finished – and I thought I’d share a run-down of my favourites in case you’re looking for some new reads for 2019.  This chilly weather…

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    An ode to 2018
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    An ode to 2018

    In many ways 2018 has been a tough old year; tinged with a sense of longing and sadness that seemed unable to be shaken off. I received divorce papers on Boxing Day of last year, which kicked off a process…

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    Freshpet review: Bodhi’s new dinnertime
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    Freshpet review: Bodhi’s new dinnertime

    When I look through my gratitude or daily journals it always strikes me how often I mention Bodhi – or activities involving Bodhi – as bringing me joy or being the best moments of my day.  Going for long dog…

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    How to avoid colds and flu
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    How to avoid colds and flu

    It’s only been in the last few days that the temperatures have seemed to really plummet and I’ve found myself increasingly wanting to hide under a duvet with a good book (who am I kidding? I always want to do…

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