Groundhog Day

I don’t really know what to talk about, perhaps if I type for long enough some eureka moment might strike me much like the sudden urge to pee just as you’re in early morning traffic. I feel like everyday is Groundhog day in my life currently, yes – new month new me pessimistic perspective aboutContinue reading “Groundhog Day”

Why Is Life So Hard (Sometimes)?

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”– Confucious I think we can convince ourselves at times that the word ‘simple’ is synonymous with ‘boring’. And no-one wants a boring life, right? So what do we do, we fill our day with numerous ‘tasks’, be it in the physical sense or simplyContinue reading “Why Is Life So Hard (Sometimes)?”

Art Art Art

Sentences which would spring to mind if I were to gaze upon the beauty of these masterpieces at the museum: ‘The Look’ – when someone steals your last crisp. Royal Collection Trust The ‘home late from work infront of the TV seriously questioning what I’m doing with my life’ kind of look. When Mother opensContinue reading “Art Art Art”

Should I Get A Pet Pt III?

Welcome to the final instalment to my pet chronicles. And I’ve saved my favourite to last, because yes like my parents I do have favourites, and mine are the loveable, huggable cats and dogs! The cat – ‘Luna’ Here she is in all her feline glory, ready to claw your arm to shreds one minuteContinue reading “Should I Get A Pet Pt III?”

Should I Get A Pet Pt II?

If you missed my account of ‘Tiger Lily’ the assassin goldfish and my escapee terrapins, check it out here.  And now onto the next poor sods to ever cross my path, the mini-dinosaurs of the world – the birds.  The Budgerigars It must be a sad life being a bird trapped in a cage, andContinue reading Should I Get A Pet Pt II?

Should I Get A Pet? 

Growing up, my house was one animal short of being the 21st century’s answer to Noah’s ark. From terrapins to budgies, fish to cats and dogs, and even the occasional earthworm and snail, it’s fair to say that my parents were pretty open to the idea of having their house destroyed by their adorable childrenContinue reading Should I Get A Pet? 

My Love….

My eyes did not widen,  Like heavy husks of tea-soaked bread, I lay idle, unable to move. Submerged in the viscosity of my own tears.  How could you leave me all alone on this planet? After all of these years. They say a heart heals in the hands of time. So why does mine only hurtContinue reading “My Love….”

Do We Put *Unnecessary Pressure On Ourselves?

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” – Confucius. Perhaps the best cure to all of our deepest worries in life isn’t in the chapters of the latest self help book, but in the caves of our ancestors. Wouldn’t life be a whole lot less stressful if we just ran barefootContinue reading “Do We Put *Unnecessary Pressure On Ourselves?”

Fun & Easy Ways To Treat Yourself

Fun & Easy Ways To Treat Yourself Let’s face it, we can be too hard on ourselves sometimes.  Whether it’s through our work, relationships or simply our daily lives, it’s safe to say that we can all be a little too impatient and a little too demanding of ourselves from time to time. So whyContinue reading “Fun & Easy Ways To Treat Yourself”

Most Embarrassing Moments – Internet Edition

Why some people openly share this kind of stuff is beyond me: **I am not the owner of these stories/materials (thankfully) Ice cream Andy The Muffin Hi, my name is……. Meet ‘n’ greet Love is Blind GUILTY! Teary Eyed Watch Your Words! **Thanks for reading, I can’t wait to share some of my embarrassing momentsContinue reading “Most Embarrassing Moments – Internet Edition”

The Simple Way To Feel Better

Sometimes the best things in life are the simplest. A stroll in the park, a sunbathe in the garden, a trip to the seaside. Yet, we as a society can easily overlook these little pleasures in life at times as we set our sights on the newest phone, the bigger house or the better car.Continue reading “The Simple Way To Feel Better”

Why Haven’t I Written Anything In 4 Months?

If you’d thought I’d perished, fear not, for phoenixes rise from the ashes, and I from my bedroom once in a blue moon. What can I say? This sedentary state of mind and body takes its toll. But before I start quoting Confucius and reading palms I’ll adopt a more grounded tone of voice.  SoContinue reading “Why Haven’t I Written Anything In 4 Months?”