Backdating Blogs

In my last few posts, probably actually for the last few months, I have been hinting to how my mental health is not at 100% recently. Let us be real though and acknowledge that even when people look like they have it all together they are usually not mentally at 100% all of the time; […]

Starting Up Hello Fresh

Hello Fresh is something that I had seen around for a long time through adverts and social media but until recently I had not encountered anybody in person that actually used them. There are people on social media, including one of my favourite lifestyle/beauty YouTubers, that get sponsored to cook Hello Fresh on their channel […]

Peerless Flats By Esther Freud

Close up of book front cover

What made me pick up Peerless Flats when I found it in a charity shop a number of years ago is a mystery. What is more of a mystery is what made me pick it up as my next book to read through. The reviews from 1993, when this book was revealed, to more recent […]

Having A Cardiac MRI

Having a heart condition, even from birth and knowing about it, can be absolutely terrifying. Knowing you have this thing inside of you, essentially a ticking time bomb, requires constant consideration as well as the need to battle with the mixture of ‘is this sensible’ and ‘you only live once’. But generally you just follow […]

Lush’s Christingle

Tub of self-preserving body product by vegan creators Lush

When it comes to skincare I am terrible. I struggle to carve out the time to use anything more than a wet flannel or a face wipe to clean my face at the end of the day, despite having a number of incredible products on hand, let alone trying to add all these extra steps […]

I Cannot But You Can

Forget “what if” because what if tomorrow you cannot? Forget “I cannot” because one day you really may not be able to. Forget sympathy and instead show empathy. Sometimes it is important to be selfish and do things based solely on your own needs and your own health. I for one completely understand that and […]

My future. Want kids? Where to live? What job? Who matters most? And more.

We need to talk. But this is not some rubbish about the birds and the bees or overcoming your first heartbreak. This is about me, understanding what I say and what I want from my life. So often I am told these views will change or it is just how I feel now but I […]