There are just some days when I just know I’m getting it all wrong. I think today is one of them. I have a crazy busy life, people say to me all the time ‘I just don’t know how you do it’ my response is always ‘ I do several things badly instead of a… Continue reading Getting it all wrong
Do you know what? There is absolutely nothing better than a day spent watching trashy movies and having sofa cuddles. Throw in some pizza and some home-baked goods and you are looking at a practically perfect day, in every way. These are the kind of days where suddenly it’s 4pm and you didn’t notice time… Continue reading My favourite things
It seems incredibly cliché to be writing a post about love. But it is a topic I have been thinking about a lot lately. For a variety of reasons. It occurred to me a while ago that when you love someone without fear, it is absolutely incredible. But you only get to do this once… Continue reading Love.
So, it is beautiful outside today. I ate my lunch in the park, by the river. It was lovely. It was really busy though, it is like everyone had the same idea. It’s like springtime is finally bothering to turn up. And as a result everything feels happier and brighter. Well, I certainly do. I… Continue reading The relationship between sunshine and (my) happiness
So, since I wrote the post about leading other people’s fan clubs I have been thinking more about what this means for me and why I behave in this way. It appears it goes further than being a fan. I believe I am a ‘fixer’. When people I care about are struggling, I want to… Continue reading Fixer-upper
‘You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you’ wrote Jane Austen, though this declaration of love from Mr Darcy to Elizabeth Bennet was completely unexpected. In fact she had little regard for the man, who was rude and quite frankly disliked. We all know how this ends, but she… Continue reading Is it better to be an open book?
It occurred to me the other day that I spend a great deal of my life being a member of other people’s fan clubs. By this I mean that I see the best in these people, that I feel like they do interesting things, challenging things and I want to support them and secure them… Continue reading Leading your own fan club