• My travel plans for 2019

    Not only is the new year the perfect time for making travel plans – but after …

  • Books I read in 2018

    I’ve read 25 books in the last year – well, these are the ones I’ve …

  • An ode to 2018

    In many ways 2018 has been a tough old year; tinged with a sense of longing …

  • Freshpet review: Bodhi’s new dinnertime

    When I look through my gratitude or daily journals it always strikes me how often …

  • On being bored
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    On being bored

    I remember a few years ago proudly proclaiming that I couldn’t remember ever being bored.  I had a diary that so rarely had a free evening in it that I wouldn’t know what to do with myself when one came…

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    Sleeping better with Leesa Sleep
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    Sleeping better with Leesa Sleep

    If I ever go through a period when I’m feeling stressed, anxious or unsettled, then the first thing to suffer is my sleep.  Coupled with the fact that my bedroom is currently averaging around 27 degrees at night (yes, I…

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    Moving house and planning a garden
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    Moving house and planning a garden

    It’s July now, my lease is up in October and frankly I can’t wait to get out of the city.  It was right to move here last year when I was dreaming of cocktails on roof terraces, walking to work…

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    Sacking off my 2018 resolutions
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    Sacking off my 2018 resolutions

    It is now halfway through the year – and the resolutions made whilst enduring hours of darkness and incessant rain now sit awkwardly out of place in the midst of a hot, sticky heatwave.  Every year I am over-ambitious, forgetting…

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    Saving the planet with an Octopus
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    Saving the planet with an Octopus

    One of the blog posts that I really enjoyed writing recently was when I shared which talked about the changes I’d made in order to be kinder to the planet and save money at home.  Since I wrote this post…

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