Where have I been? A quick catch-up.

Wow, so its almost halfway through February already - the beginning of this year has absolutely flown by, and I've been terribly remiss in not posting anything since Christmas Eve, for which you have my apologies. So, what have been up to since I was here last? Well, Christmas itself was a bit of a… Continue reading Where have I been? A quick catch-up.

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#BrumBlogmas Day #23 – Wind-Down Routine

n.b. this post contains affiliate links (*) which won't cost you any more, but I may receive a small percentage of the cost of the item if you buy through that link. It's Christmas Eve Eve and all over the country people are finishing up their Christmas shopping or breaking up from work for the… Continue reading #BrumBlogmas Day #23 – Wind-Down Routine

Reading Challenge – A book written over 100 years ago

For the third book in the Hannah Braime reading challenge, readers are tasked with reading a book written over a hundred years ago. I cheated a little with this book (I suspect this may not be the first time) because I had planned on reading Jane Austen's Emma, but I found it so utterly dull… Continue reading Reading Challenge – A book written over 100 years ago

Picking Your Battles – self-care and expectations

Recently, reading an article by Marie Southard Ospina in Dazed about hyperfemininity in the plus size community, I started to have a think about the various obstacles that we all find in our way and the different battles that we have to fight. For most people it can be tricky negotiating the tension between what… Continue reading Picking Your Battles – self-care and expectations