loneliness

Loneliness Lock-In

December 9, 2019
I’m not unaccustomed to loneliness. It feels like it’s been a friend of mine for a while. Social isolation plays a big part in my own personal experience of loneliness. Living alone, being 36, single and childless forces me...

Support Local?

September 5, 2019
As a self-confessed champion of my town, I am the first to encourage residents and visitors alike to support local. When I say “local”, I mean things created by people who live in my community, for my community. It’s...

3 Years of It’s Character Building

August 25, 2019
Three years ago, something compelled me to set up a blog and start writing. I had no idea what I was doing. I didn’t even really know what a blog was, I just knew I needed to do something...

I didn’t think this through

July 2, 2019
Regular readers of the blog will know that I like to lead what some might consider to be, an unconventional life. Well, I’m pushing convention to the limit this month as I embark on something that could either be...
that'll do

That’ll Do Won’t Do

June 3, 2019
How many times have you said to yourself, “Oh that’ll do!” about something. It might have been about your dinner after looking into a bare fridge and opting for toast. It might have been what you told yourself after...
change

Is Change Good?

April 22, 2019
An old boss of mine regularly made the bold claim that “Change is good.” At the time I was working in recruitment, a notoriously fickle industry and in a company with high staff turnover. Every time someone left, (which...
snake

Snake Charming

February 19, 2019
So apparently I’m a positivity blogger? That’s a thing, right? Before you start, I know I haven’t done much of the blogging stuff lately but I do have an excuse. I’ve been making money – woo hoo! Slowly, very...
new year

New Year, New Measurement

December 30, 2018
It’s at about this time of year when I start thinking back but also daring to imagine the next 12 months. Really, New Year is nothing more than a socially constructed moment in time. In fact, time as we...