This week has felt like such a blur! It has been a really sociable week, meeting up with family and solidifying new friendships, but it has also the week that poor Jack had the worst snotty cold known to man. Kudos to him, though, because he powered through like a trooper. The week started on … Continue reading Down Under Diary 6: Celebration City
For anyone who knows me, they will know that I have a complicated relationship with where I am from. Truthfully, when I used to describe it I said that I hated it. Sometimes I would pretend I was from the next city, just to avoid people wrinkling their noses up at me. I’m from a … Continue reading Happiness Is… on your doorstep
I remember the day of graduation like it was yesterday. It was 2015, I’d worked really hard to achieve a First and I couldn’t wait to celebrate three years of hard work finally being over! I had bought a new dress, the sun was shining and I couldn’t wait to see everyone who had survived … Continue reading Conversations with… Elizabeth Cavanagh
Trigger warning: this post will discuss weight and distorted eating. If you are sensitive to these topics, please proceed with caution I want to start this post by saying that I know that weight is a sensitive issue for a lot of people and that whilst this post will talk about weight, I will be … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Weight
Voice noun 1. The sound produced in a person's larynx and uttered through the mouth, as speech or song. 2. A particular opinion or attitude expressed. The term ‘online voice’ has become a bit of a buzz word recently. As a blogger, I read so many articles about ‘finding our voice’ and ‘using our voice effectively’, … Continue reading You’ve Found Your Voice – Should You Use It?
As predicted last week, tonsillitis got it’s grip well and truly into this week. That’s not to say we didn’t do anything, but as far as an action packed week running around Sydney from one event to the next goes, this was definitely our most tame week so far. In all honesty, I’m okay with … Continue reading Week 5: The Chilled Week That Actually Wasn’t So Chilled
I’ve started writing lists to help me remember the things I need to do in the day when I am writing. I will list how long I want to spend on each item on my list, setting myself a limit on the time I want to spend doing the social media aspects of a blog, … Continue reading Happiness Is… doing absolutely nothing
A (very) Brief Plot Overview Quincy is the lone survivor of the Pine Cottage massacre that claimed the lives of her friends. She joins two other women, Lisa and Samantha, with claiming the unwanted title of being a Final Girl - the last and only survivor of an atrocity. Fast forward 10 years later and … Continue reading Book Review: Final Girls by Riley Sager
Samantha is someone I met whilst training to be a primary school teacher a few years ago. We were both on the same course and both qualified at the same time, going on to teach in different cities in England. Samantha always seemed like one of those people who was destined to be a teacher … Continue reading Conversations with… Samantha
I remember the first time I was ever ‘shamed’ for having body hair. I was in year 6 at primary school and it was summer so we were all wearing summer dresses (is there anything more British primary school than the summer dress?!). I was sat on the wall with my friends when a boy … Continue reading To Shave or Not To Shave – Why is That the Question?