Category: Learning.

Dear … intuition (April Love #5)

Dear … intuition. If I’m honest, I know that I have spent a large proportion of my life not listening to you. Probably because I’ve been so focussed on plans, external guidance, doing what I think the world expects me … Read More

Dear … morning (April Love #4)

    Dear … morning. These days, you tend to start in two ways. I’m woken either by the incessant noise of my alarm, getting me up earlier than everyone else in the house, or I’m lucky enough to wake … Read More

Saltwater sandals, Chanel Dragon nail polish

Dear … feet (April Love #3)

Dear … feet,   I have a confession to make, feet. Until this week, I thought you were a size smaller than you actually are. I realise that by now, I should know this kind of thing. I mean, it’s … Read More

Lovely hydrangea display

Dear … home. (April Love #2)

  Dear … home, In my dreams, home, I can see you. Warm and cosy, but with enough room for the three of us, and all our books. Filled with light and flowers in the spring and twinkling lights in … Read More

Dear … love. (April Love #1)

Hello! Things will look a bit different around here this month. I’m taking part in April Love, a month-long celebration brought to the world by Susannah Conway. Each day those taking part will get prompts for us to respond to. … Read More

Setting my intentions for 2016.

Hello! Nearly half way through January, and I’m finally emerging from my end-of-year blogging break, blinking in the sunlight like a bear emerging from hibernation. At least, that’s how I feel. So, how are you? Good, I hope? Raring to … Read More

Five things that 2015 has taught me.

As is usual at this time of year, I’m spending quite a bit of time thinking through the past twelve months. Although I don’t ever think that you should wait until January 1st to make the changes you want in … Read More

Beautiful dahlia photo by Annie Spratt.

Being open to love.

As I’ve recently mentioned (in a pretend-casual kind of way) in other posts, I’ve been dating someone. I’m biting my tongue not to share more about it, but it’s in that awkward early stage, where you’re not quite sure whether … Read More

Letting go of my birth story guilt.

Yesterday was a strange anniversary for me. It was my daughter’s birthday.  A time of huge celebration, obviously. But the anniversary of one of the hardest days of my life. A few days before my daughter was born, I was … Read More

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