One day you're baking banana bread and making a start on a free online course about ancient Greek mythology. The next you're laying horizontal for six hours, laptop burning into your curled up thighs whilst watching Saved by the Bell compilations on YouTube, chest covered in crumbs from aforementioned banana bread. This is the never-ending … Continue reading Lockdown observations
My career history goes something like this: retail, military academy administrator, trainee veterinary nurse, college student support advisor, self-employed clock painter, freelance digital designer, personalised gift technician, college disability advisor. It's not as wild as some people's CVs, but I have explored a good few jobs in my time. I carry some insecurity about the … Continue reading It is better to try than to forever wonder “what if?”.
It occurred to me recently, whilst considering how I like to spend my time that I write every day. As someone that lives inside their own head, I have always found the best way of making sense of the innumerable thoughts bolting around my brain on a daily basis is to write them down. Seeing … Continue reading Our relationship with written reflection
It's apparently diet season (though when is it ever not diet season according to advertisers?), a time for us to purge ourselves of the decadence of December, to shed the shame of the indulgence that was egged on by those same advertisers around 30 days ago. It's not new information that the majority of diet-based … Continue reading Women and Food
A word that is bandied about with the same vigour as warm prosecco at a work do at this time of year is Perfect. It can be found in TV show titles, insidiously lurking in Google search results, ready to trip us up and make us feel inadequate at every turn. "How to cook the … Continue reading Festive or Stress-tive? How to have the Ultimate Perfect Christmas.