• Overcoming food shaming

    I recently joined a Facebook group intended for other women who are following the same …

  • 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 …

  • Christmas planning + this year’s Christmas cards
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    Christmas planning + this year’s Christmas cards

    Christmas is of course going to be a funny old time this year but I’m definitely not feeling sorry for myself as I know I’m incredibly lucky to absolutely adore spending Christmas with my family and friends.  The Christmas Market is…

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    My first week of living alone
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    My first week of living alone

    A little over a week ago I found myself waiting on my doorstep in Southsea for a man I knew only as ‘Dan’ to arrive and move me 25 miles east, back to Southampton where I had lived for most…

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    Badoo App: Navigating singledom at 33
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    Badoo App: Navigating singledom at 33

    I can’t say that being single at the slightly less ripe age of 33 was entirely the plan.  In my early 20s I might have imagined that by now I would have secured a life of married, countrified bliss –…

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    Friday inspiration and wanderlust
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    Friday inspiration and wanderlust

    Some of you may know that I currently only work Monday – Thursday, and whilst Friday is supposed to be a blogging day, it often ends up being a day of pinning inspirational quotes, drinking lots of peppermint tea and…

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    My life now – an update
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    My life now – an update

    I’ve realised that I’ve spent a few posts talking about some of the smaller details of my life like my health and wellbeing, and trips and holidays I’ve taken, but I haven’t really spoken about some of the larger details…

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