I have FINALLY been asked to be a bridesmaid! I have been waiting for this moment with an air of blasé faux disinterest for twenty five years, mostly because my friends are either too commitment phobic or geographically undesirable to let me live my dream. As a result, when I got the text message asking me to … Continue reading I’M GOING TO BE A BRIDESMAID!!
I have been putting this off for a while because I am neither a fan of sharp, pointy things or people poking me with them I have an irrational fear that I will contract hepatitis (or worse) from a dirty needle I tend to faint around needles in general The first time I ever saw … Continue reading Getting my ears re-pierced
As adults we all inevitably feel overwhelmed now and again. We have bills to pay, forms to fill, a home to clean, chores to do, people to see, places to go, reunions and family events attend and a sense of obligation that makes saying “no” hard. … With this in mind, a title like ‘The … Continue reading Book review: The life changing magic of not giving a fuck
Like every other person out there, I was looking forward to starting the new year by etch-a-sketching the amount I ate and drank over the holiday period and beginning the self-congratulatory road to both enlightenment and rock hard abs. Sadly, since the beginning of the new year there has been building work going on at … Continue reading Remain calm
I think we can all agree that 2016 was a terrible, TERRIBLE year that can't end soon enough. However, Christmas has arrived in the blink of an eye and this year I was entirely unprepared for it. It just sort of turned up like an uninvited house guest demanding special treatment and attention. I am feeling incredibly … Continue reading Christmas 2016
I've just entered my early thirties - and as a personal improvement project, I'm trying to stop worrying so much and to let things go more. The first reason I find this so hard is that (as a PA) my working life is all about the smooth running of someone else's. Worrying is part of my day. In fact, I … Continue reading Letting go
I have a seriously unhealthy relationship with 'Pretty Little Liars.' Admittedly, as a thirty-something English woman I'm not exactly the target demographic for American teen drama shows. But it turns out binge-watching ‘Scream Queens’ while idly doing the laundry was the gateway drug and now Pandoras box is open. My relationship with this particular show … Continue reading The My abusive relationship with Pretty Little Liars