30 life lessons by 30.

Well my birthday is Monday, at I’m the big three zero. I feel like I’m hit with a life lesson every week at the moment. 1. Life will keep surprising you: it seems like life will never be predictable. Whether it’s something bad lurking around the corner or something spectacular ready to jump out at... Continue Reading →

Our girl Hazard

I can’t believe she is 14 weeks old! It’s madness. She is growing so fast. She seems to get bigger everyday, she already needs a new harness! She can jump on the sofa now without any help (and makes the most of it). And is even faster at running up the stairs! She is very... Continue Reading →

The strangest year

The last 12 months have been strange; the constant change, uncertainty and need to adapt to a “new normal” everything few months has left me with the feeling I am trying my best to balance on a seesaw … a seesaw who’s counterweight keeps changing sporadically. Like most I have felt uneasy at times ,... Continue Reading →

House Number 2

It really does feel like I haven't written a blog post in ages. I haven't sat down and taken the time to put my thoughts to paper. It’s been a strange year, and a very busy few months!  We moved house !   Army house number three, and our first off camp. It’s actually amazing to finally be out from behind... Continue Reading →

Goodbye number 6

Just over 2 years ago we had packed up our 1st house and moved to our new home. Number 6. Full of hope and excitement and a wee bit of dread I walk through the door of our new home and held back the tears. It was filthy - it was our second married quarter... Continue Reading →

Me, my clothes and my body

Bodies are such funny things, they carry us through the world and keep us alive and yet many of us hate them. We hate our own and strangely we have opinions on the bodies of others! Our bodies impact the way people see us, the way we are able to navigate the world, the way... Continue Reading →

Surviving Quarantine

Well we certainly are living in “strange times”, if I’ve ended a conversation once with “stay safe” I’ve done it a hundred times. suddenly our worlds have become much, much smaller. Mine consists of my house, garden, dog, husband and a woodland circuit. As a natural introvert who probably spends more time in my own... Continue Reading →

Adjusting to a new normal

Staying home, no running, no bread, no gym, WFH (working from home), learning to keep myself busy at home and dealing with the anxiety Covid-19 brings. Well that escalated quickly didn’t it. One week we are plodding along washing our hands more, trying not to touch our face and the next week we can’t leave... Continue Reading →

Hi, it’s been awhile.

It’s been awhile hasn’t it? I haven’t posted anything in ages… life has been …complicated, busy and full of the highs and lows life brings. I’ve wanted to sit down and write a few posts, commit my thoughts to digital paper but it hasn’t quite happened. Life has been good! But despite that I have... Continue Reading →

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