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
Round two of the pumpkin recipes and this one I have to say is my favourite. I am a keen baker. To be honest, I'm a little too obsessed with it. It has become my unhealthy coping mechanism and, if I'm stressed, the house is normally littered in little bakes that I have made to… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes
I love autumn. I love the weather. I love the colours. I love the festivities. And I love the pumpkins. However, I really dislike the mess that accompanies anything to do with pumpkins - it gets everywhere! - and it always seems like such a shame to waste so much veg simply for decoration. So… Continue reading Homemade Pumpkin ‘St-oup’.
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 have to say, I always have a special place in my heart for book tags. I don't know what it is about them that I love so much but I always think they are so much fun to do and read. When I was having a read of the blog posts I have missed… Continue reading The ‘Nope’ Book Tag.
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…