Feeling the pressure to look good 24/7- Now there's no one to impress or fear spontaneously turning up on your doorstep, allowing your Voldemort side to roam free is of no risk! For the times you don't have to worry about looking pristine for work or going out with your friends, you can simply go … Continue reading 9 Annoying Things Singletons Don’t Miss About Being in a Relationship
Anyone who brings Ben & Jerry's Cookie Dough to my door is what I'd call a keeper. If there's anything that says, "I care about you deeply," it's a big tub of ice cream, right? Well, unless you're lactose intolerant or vegan, of course. Then I'd expect a tasty alternative would be brought over instead, … Continue reading 10 Signs That Show You’ve Found A True Friend
An all-time favourite quote of mine is from Richard Bach, who says, "Our soulmate is the one who makes life come to life." It's a perfect summary. Because life is whatever perspective you have on it. And special people have this fantastic ability to make you see that same picture from a whole new angle. … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Staying Single After a Hard Breakup Will Make You Stronger
Swimming in freezing water doesn't sound very appealing to me, but that's how 100 people spent their Christmas morning in Hyde Park this year. As part of the annual Peter Pan Cup, a brave few whipped out their milk bottles at London's Serpentine and raced to the finish line. Also, whilst we're on the subject … Continue reading What is Christmas to You?
"Back in the summer of 2018, I was seriously underwhelmed with my life. All odds in achieving something better seemed stacked against me and any effort in trying to change it felt utterly hopeless. Even filling up my world with exciting events didn't soothe the ache in my heart. But something inside me found strength. … Continue reading Travel Saved My Life
Bzzzt! Beep! DING. How often do these noises interrupt your life on a daily basis? I have to admit, if I didn't put my phone on silent then I think the sounds would occur often enough for me to have my own inane little theme tune; each step I tread carrying a nagging noise with … Continue reading Dating Sites – Amazing or Awful?
It came as no surprise that when I embarked on my new online course (Health and Wellbeing in the Ancient World) that I would learn some pretty interesting stuff. However, what I didn't expect was how much some of it would make me spit out my tea in hysterics - it's so ridiculous! Honestly, some of … Continue reading Weirdly Hilarious Facts About the Ancient World That Will Make Your Day
If my soul was worn like skin; laid bare in ivory - would you look? If my life's story lay canvassed upon its surface, every inch detailed with intricate colour and script - would you read? What about the many thoughts that burn behind the smiles you so adore; creating scars on their perfect arc. … Continue reading Pages of My Heart
"That's me! But...why?!" Well, according to a recent study, 25% of Americans will reach the age of 50 having never been married. So, if you're not already in a relationship with the guy/girl-next-door or your childhood bestie, you're probably going to be left on the romantic shelf collecting dust whilst the other 75% swan off … Continue reading Always the Bridesmaid, Never the Bride #singlelife
This had to be a dream, too good to be true, surely something this special doesn't happen to girls like me? But as the twilight air blew the hair from my face and swept across my skin, I knew it was real. And so, with a smile, I embraced him for our parting farewell. Hindsight … Continue reading If I Could Turn Back Time