2018 vs. 2019 – Honest Reflections n Realistic Goals

Let’s set the scene: it’s 6pm on 1st January 2019 (canny believe I’m saying this) and I’m cosied up in my bedroom. The fairy-lights are a’twinkling, because I’m refusing to let go of the interior-side of the festivities just yet,…

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Learning to Love Christmas Again

It’s 31st December: New Year’s Eve. With each passing year, this esteemed date always calls for reflection. It’s a time of year when we look back at all we’ve achieved, the highs and also the lows, and look forward to…

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Why Third Year has Hailed the Grandma

Hi there- just a tired, stressed and worn out Maddie checkin’ in. Have I told you I’ve recently become a Grandma? And by that I don’t mean the kind that occurs through reproduction (don’t worry Mum, I’m not with child)-…

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In Defence of Ebenezer Scrooge

I write this post whilst a few of my housemates are having an impromptu Christmas singalong in the kitchen. Half of me kinda wants to join in; half of me wants to run upstairs and have a sob. And there’s…

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Um, hello? PSA: Life Doesn’t Have To Have Direction

Howdy. How are things? If you’re reading this and you’re at the early stage of your twenties, like myself, then apparently things are supposed to be rather shite. Wanna know why? When researching for this piece, I literally typed the…

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