Life Lately & Hopes for the Year

So much has changed since I wrote New Beginnings last June. At the time, I had just left my job in marketing to pursue a new career and for weeks I played with the idea of starting a small business of my own. It didn’t happen, clearly, because I’m not…

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

 Happy Friday Everyone! Welcome to the first instalment of ‘The Little Things’ where I will be posting a list of 10 things that have made me happy over the past week. I always enjoy reading posts like these (because I’m quite nosy) so I thought I would start a series…

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 Joy of Picture Books

I love picture books. You probably already guessed that from the title of this post. I’m not ashamed to say I wrote my dissertation on picture books. Not quite your standard literature essay topic. And if you’re thinking it must have been easy, it wasn’t. Believe me. But seriously, there…

5 Reasons to diffuse Essential Oils this summer

It’s Aromatherapy Awareness week. Who knew? I didn’t even know such a thing existed and it just so happened I had already planned this post for this week. Perfect timing. For a long time, I have read about the benefits of using essentials oils and have always wanted to try…

Visit | Tring National History Museum

Summer is approaching at last. The days are long and light and it’s finally warm enough to ditch the layers and free the skin. All of a sudden, you find you no longer want to hibernate inside. It’s time to go out. Explore. Have a little wander somewhere new. There’s…

Books on my Reading List

For the last few years, I haven’t had any control over what I have read. Well, that’s my excuse for not reading as many books as I would have liked anyway. As an English Literature student, finding time to read the books I wanted to read, proved to be difficult.…

May Goals

I can’t believe it is May already. Where is the sunshine? It is still so cold and I’m spending the evenings wrapped in blankets with the heating on. I’m very tempted to book a one way ticket to somewhere warm. I am aware that I have gone on and on…

Fairy Flowers | Walking in Bluebell Woods

The Bluebell is the sweetest flower That waves in summer air: Its blossoms have the mightiest power To soothe my spirit’s care. – ‘The Bluebell’, Emily Bronte  Last weekend, my mum and I took Clover along to see the Bluebells at Dockey Wood, Ashridge Park. As soon as April began,…

April Goals | Update

H A P P Y  E A S T E R ♡🐰🐣🌸 It has been a while since I last posted. Is it even acceptable to call this post ‘April Goals’? We are already half way through the month. I have been extremely busy with assignments and with only two…

Living with health anxiety

Anxiety is getting a lot of attention within the world of media at the moment. More and more celebrities and iconic figures are opening up about their own battle with anxiety. There are numerous articles written on the subject, and you only have to quickly scroll through Facebook before coming…