music, Reviews

Music for the Soul- Freya Ridings gig at the Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth.

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.

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Important causes, Isle of Wight Life, mental health and wellbeing

Yoga, cake and a good cause

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

Little Thoughts, mental health and wellbeing

Anti-social Media, are you guilty of it?

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?

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World Cup excitement and a new era for mental health awareness

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

Little Thoughts

Happy 70th birthday to the NHS

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

Travel

An overnight stay in Bruges

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

Reviews

•Book recommendation: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, by Gail Honeyman•

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•

Little Thoughts

• Tidy house, Tidy mind •

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 •