• 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 …

  • 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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