7 Reasons Why International Women’s Day is Important

Let me start by saying that I do not consider myself to be a feminist. This may be controversial but let me explain. I feel strongly that equality does what it says on the tin. Equal rights between genders. In other words in order for women to be equal to men we must treat them…

Welcome to my world!

What is this all about I hear you ask? Well, this blog is about stuff and things mostly.  Things like recipes for great quick and healthy eats, crafting with felt particularly making felt flowers, my cats, my love of coffee and hopefully things that will make you smile in this messy thing we call life. Also…

The Body Confidence Revolution – A Letter

A letter to my body Dear body, Thank you.  Thank you for holding me, comforting me when my mind was in turmoil.  Thank you for keeping going through the pain, ailments thrown at you, germs, aches, and through the awful diets I put you through.  Yes, you complained and eventually I listened. You are phenomenal. …

On Being Childfree…

When I was 16 I stood on the corner of the road of my childhood home and proclaimed to the universe that I didn’t want children.  Fast forward 12 years and I was pregnant.  Not a bad age to be pregnant and I was with the father, my then fiancé (and now ex-husband – but…

Mountains and Molehills

In the light of recent world events, this may seem like an unlikely heading.  This is not a blog post about the US election, if I did that I may well offend far too many people and lets face it Britain messed up recently too so ya know… No this is about actual minor events…

How to Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed

I’ve had that horrid, “so much to do, so little time” feeling for a while now and I know I am no more over-worked, etc than most people plus I also don’t have the added stress and strain of brining up a child or two, so why do I keep feeling so overwhelmed? If I look at…