As the rain drizzles outside and hits noisily against the conservatory roof, it seems only appropriate that I write a blog post about my absolutely dreamy weekend away to Amsterdam. It was definitely a trip that I had been looking forward to ever since we booked it three months ago, and it definitely lived up… Continue reading A Trip to Amsterdam
I could regard today as a complete write off. I have been thinking a lot about productivity recently - what can be regarded as 'good' productivity, how to be the most productive, what stops me being productive. I think I have started over thinking about productivity so much that I have probably stopped being productive.… Continue reading Taking a ‘Me’ Day
One thing I'm starting to realise that is being continually pushed to the side in my working life is my wellbeing. It's something that is continually brought up in training - Are you looking after you wellbeing? Have you considered your wellbeing? What are you doing to look after your wellbeing? - but it's also something… Continue reading My Wellbeing Wish list
2017 is over. It went out with the usual bang, signalled by fireworks and excessive drinking, and from its ashes a new year is born. However, something else emerges from the ashes and it comes with such strength it seems unavoidable: New Year clichés. We all know them. This post itself is one of them.… Continue reading Trying to avoid New Year Clichés
My - hasn't like been quiet over on this corner of the internet. To be honest, I feel like not only have I checked out of the internet for the last 7 weeks, but that I have also in someway checked out of myself. For the last month and a half, if you weren't a… Continue reading Half-term, Half-alive.
**WARNING: this post is incredibly self-absorbed, petty, materialistic and generally terrible. But I'd also like to think that it's strangely relatable. If not, I guess that just makes it even worse. You have been warned. ** I'm moving house in a couple of days and that, in itself, is terrifying. I'm about to embark on… Continue reading The Terrifying Presence of my Childhood Bed.
I think, generally, I would regard myself as quite a happy person. Like with everyone, I have low moments, moments where the world gets on top of me and I react either by screaming or crying - or in extreme situations, screaming and crying. But - overall - I think I have a rather positive… Continue reading Ten Happy Things…