New Beginnings

I can’t believe it’s been four months since I last posted – it feels like it’s been longer! This year, I really wanted to get stuck into blogging, whether anyone reads this little space or not, I just wanted to get into the habit of writing and documenting my thoughts,…

When Stress Becomes Too Much & How You Can Manage it

u n d e r s t a n d i n g  s t r e s s  Stress, unfortunately, is a part of life and it’s something every single one of us experiences. Whilst a small level of stress can be a good thing, as it helps to…

Hello 2018 & Life Update

Happy New Year! I always find this time of year strange. Whilst everyone else looks forward to moving into a new year, new challenges, new goals and a chance to get organised, I find the first few days of January can be somewhat – disappointing. Sometimes, it feels wrong to leave a…

Pumpkin Picking | The Pop Up Farm

I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion – Henry David Thoreau I’ve never been pumpkin picking before. In fact, last year I didn’t even buy a pumpkin. Not one. I don’t know why because I had planned…

The Little Things | 10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week

Happy Weekend! And hello from Cyprus. Sorry to make you all jealous but I’m sitting here writing this, feet up by the pool with a calippo, sweating in the midday sun. But somebody is vacuuming , so it’s not that peaceful. To be fair to them, I vacuumed this morning…

Graduating & Life after University

SO THAT’S IT, I’M NO LONGER A STUDENT and I can’t really tell you how I feel because the truth is, I feel a whole bundle of emotions. I’m excited to start my career and wave goodbye to exams, but I also feel, well – lost. And I guess that’s…

The final hurdle

Sitting comfortably in a cosy cottage, in a tiny village somewhere in Lincolnshire, surrounded by my friends, it is so easy to forget that I am a final year student, with only two and a half months left. This week is supposed to be a reading week. A week to…