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To Thine Own Self

I’ve never been good at making New Year’s resolutions, let alone keeping them.  Keeping a schedule or routine has always been difficult for me, especially in recent years.   251 more words



Dear Reader,

I am not usually one to make resolutions for the New Year, probably because I don’t see why should someone wait until the start of the year to make them. 462 more words


Welcome to the Toga Party

The idea behind a Toga Party is obvious: to elevate the conventional student pursuit of drinking to excess by associating it with the well-established image of Roman decadence. 1,282 more words


My life's not perfect but I'm getting there...

I’ve touched on this before but now I understand what the culprit of my unhappiness is…

So life after uni hasn’t quite turned out as I had hoped, I glazed over the part where I’m back living at home miserable and poor, I imagined living the dream in London with my friends. 604 more words


'Children should be seen and not heard': Why are Mothers made to feel guilty for leaving their homes?

Motherhood can be a very lonely existence without the right support networks; I have rambled on before about how integral I feel it is to… 962 more words


New direction for this blog

I’ve been having a think over the New Year about how I’d like this blog to develop. I still love doing embroidery of all kinds – not just the mini sort, that I sell as kits for adult doll’s houses in my business… 228 more words


On Turning 27

I’ve been past a few milestone birthdays now, and they’ve all come and gone without much event. 18, 21, 25, they were all just other numbers and I didn’t mind being them. 251 more words