Ah November. What a lovely little month you have been. That isn't something I'd usually find myself saying! I have never been a fan of this time of year, with the cold, damp weather and lack of daylight. I always feel a heavy weariness of the soul as the nights start creeping in and the … Continue reading November Round Up
When I took the plunge and moved in with my boyfriend a year ago, it was a big decision. Moving in with a boyfriend is always a big decision, of course, but even more so when the previous two years have carried challenges like mine did. But that was actually not what concerned me. We've … Continue reading City vs Country – The Case For Country
June. What a strange month June has been. Given that my holiday ended at the end of May, in some ways June seems to have stretched out for an age, an endless slog of back to work blues with such a long, long wait ahead of me before the next trip. On the other hand … Continue reading June Round Up
I don't cope well with the end of a holiday. That sunshine, that relaxation, that sense of being far, far away and not having to do anything you don't want to? I live for that. I don't want those long, lazy evening walks in hazy sunshine to end, nor the late sleep ins, the endless … Continue reading Reasons To Be Cheerful – Coming Home
I wasn't quite sold on getting a puppy at first. It wasn't that I didn't want one. OF COURSE I wanted one - it's a freakin' puppy! But I was massively concerned that maybe I wasn't grown up enough yet to have this tiny, defenseless thing in my house that was completely dependent on me. … Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful – 5 Years With My Pup!
I've talked a lot about how happy I am in my new home. It's hard to describe how peaceful it feels in my soul to have a place that is mine, where I feel settled. It's even more wonderful that I have someone to share it and build it with. It's something I'm always aware … Continue reading Reasons to be Cheerful – Home Sweet Home