Last night, Thursday 1st November 2018, my friend Sarah and I, attended our first gig at The Wedgewood Rooms in Southsea, Portsmouth. The act, as you may have already guessed from the title of this blog post, was Freya Ridings. I’ve been following her music for about a year now and was hooked from the… Continue reading Music for the Soul- Freya Ridings gig at the Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth.
A little over a week ago, on what turned out to be a perfectly beautiful, sunny, autumnal Sunday morning, I joined a group of people for a yoga class. The class was held at the New Barn Farm in Calbourne on the Isle of Wight. I joined my friend Emma at her bosses stunning converted barn… Continue reading Yoga, cake and a good cause
These days, I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with social media. (She says, whilst writing on a social media platform - I’m aware its a little contradicting but bear with me....) Now, don’t get me wrong, I love the opportunities that come with social media like being given the ability to build certain… Continue reading Anti-social Media, are you guilty of it?
Three days ago, Kev and I celebrated our year anniversary of being in our home. I know it might seem a little silly to some but I wanted to make a bit of a thing of it so before Kev got home from rugby training I went to our local supermarket, picked up dinner and… Continue reading Where has that year gone!?
Sadly England are out of the World Cup. But having made it to the semi-final and having played another great game last night, we can safely say that England gave it a bloody good go! I have unexpectedly become quite involved in the World Cup this year, I found myself tuning into the games, randomly… Continue reading World Cup excitement and a new era for mental health awareness
The U.K’s national healthcare service has just celebrated its 70th birthday and I was so Pleased to see a huge variety of wonderful posts on social media celebrating this big birthday, so much so, that it inspired me to write my own post. Many of us take for granted the attention and care that the… Continue reading Happy 70th birthday to the NHS
About two months ago (whilst tying it in with a trip to see friends of ours who live in Luxembourg) we got to visit the beautifully quaint city of Bruges (Brugge) Something, I admit, that has been on my to-travel list for quite some time and I’m so glad that we went. To start, We… Continue reading An overnight stay in Bruges
In all honesty, the last few weeks have left me with very little time to write (much to my despair!) however, I'm back now and with a few blog posts in the works. (watch this space!) During my absence I did, at least, manage to finally finish the book Ive been trying to sit down… Continue reading •Book recommendation: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman•
Okay, it’s time to talk about it. The F word, (No, not that one...) I've thought long and hard about whether I should write this but after a particularly difficult week I have decided it's the right time for me to open up... I want my blog to remain a platform for positivity but I… Continue reading •The F Word•
It’s becoming apparent that, in certain ways, I’m morphing into my mother a little more every day. Something I’m very proud to say but if you had told my teenage self this, a mere ten years ago, then I probably would have just rolled my eyes at you, laughed and muffled “Yeah right” Under my… Continue reading • Tidy house, Tidy mind •