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June 6, 2017 | 6 Comments

These last few weeks have been a whirlwind. It’s been incredible, so this is not a complaint. Just an acknowledgement that I need some routine. Cups of tea. My bed. Home cooked meals. Early nights.

I’m writing this from bed with a cup of tea next to me so I guess I’m doing alright! After a most wonderful weekend with my old school mates, spent drinking far too much tequila and smiling so much my face hurt, I’ve got such a bad cold that all my bones are shivery and I can’t stop coughing. I’ve also got a triumvirate of pimples on my forehead that are so big they probably need their own name, like a constellation of stars but much less pretty. My body is saying ENOUGH. Just stay put, stay home, gather your loved ones close and focus on resting and writing and finding your centre, once again.

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Kids Emporium Blogger Breakfast

May 7, 2017 | 3 Comments
Succulents in gold pots

Last year’s Kids Emporium blogger breakfast was such a treat so when they emailed me about this year’s one I jumped at the chance. The thing about blogging is that you tend to do it in quite an isolated bubble. Yes you can chat to your fellow bloggers online but nothing really beats sitting down with a cup of tea (or coffee, or glass of bubbles) and speaking about issues face to face. Because there are many blogging related things that your real-life friends simply don’t understand and aren’t interested enough to discuss with you. So to sit with 20 or so fellow bloggers and chat about our little online spaces is always rewarding, helpful and fun. Continue Reading…


Worrying Fixes Nothing

April 10, 2017 | 5 Comments

I feel like anxiety levels in our country right now are peaking. Okay, there’s always a chance for them to escalate even further but on a scale of 1 to 10, I’d say we’re probably at about an 8.7 right now, and it’s all pretty nervy. I’ve been so caught up in the what-ifs and heavy with worry, like carrying a big grey cloud around on one shoulder and it colours everything. And I know I’m not the only one. Continue Reading…