Taking time out for… reading

I used to read a lot of fiction. As a child I would power through books in a way that only a kid who lived opposite a library could in the 1980s. As a teenager, I discovered Anne Rice's tales of vampires and witches, giving myself headaches from reading pages and pages of tiny text... Continue Reading →

Reflections on 2018

As the end of December approaches, the urge to take stock of the previous 12 months grows and our social media feeds fill up with posts from people reflecting on the highs and lows of their year. Often it's the bad things which spark this, as people look for something positive to show them that... Continue Reading →

The Super Humans of 2018

It's that time of year again. When the days are at their shortest and the end of the year approaches, I like to share a list of the people who have had positive impact on my life in the previous 12 months and, in my opinion, deserve an award for their greatness. These are some... Continue Reading →

Help me find my blogging inspiration!

I've been blogging for 15 years now, and have covered a variety of different topics over the years. What started as an online diary of sorts back in 2003, became a shiny online magazine filled with articles on fashion, feminism, sex and relationships, before slowly turning into a place for me to write about things/places... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on… nostalgia

In the early 1990s, UK schools didn't have many of the traditions we saw in the movies - proms, yearbooks etc - but some of my fellow students decided that they wanted to change this. Sadly, not enough people brought in the cash that was needed to produce an official yearbook, and so I took... Continue Reading →

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