You hear people say all the time that they are 'upfront and honest', they 'tell it like it is' and then 'at least people know where they stand'. It's worn as a badge of honour, it is the most positive attribute to be an honest person. Honesty is great, lying is not. We all know… Continue reading When does being honest tip over into being rude?
So, that's it, another month has gone by. That means it's time for another roundup post where I share my highs, lows and standout moments with you. Let me know yours in the comments! I would love to hear! I hope that you enjoy reading! HIGH My social media and blog engagement. If you read my… Continue reading My May in a nutshell
The Handmaid's Tale is a book that I received as a gift a long time ago, found a spot on my bookshelf for and then forgot about. That was, until the beginning of this year when I was looking through my books and making a list of the main ones that were on my unread list… Continue reading A book review: The Handmaid’s Tale
Notice that I have titled this post as things. So, people don't factor into this one, I mean, it goes without saying that I can't live without my friends and family! Also, just before I get into it, I want to just say that this is a fun, little activity that I wanted to do.… Continue reading 10 things I can’t live without
I'm really intrigued. What makes somebody a morning person or a night owl? I'm not really either. I work shift work and as a result my body clock is pretty much all over the place. Sure, there are down sides to this but the positive is that I can now literally sleep anywhere and at… Continue reading Are you a morning person or a night owl?
Ok, so before I get into this, can I just start by asking where did April go? This month flew by didn't it? April was another pretty quiet month for me but that's not to say that I didn't have highs, lows and standout moments that I would like to share with you. I hope… Continue reading My April in a nutshell
What is your immediate reaction to that quote? Do you agree or disagree with his words? I came across this quote recently and it stopped me in my tracks. It really got me thinking and stayed with me enough to make me compelled to write this post. It made me realise how many 'classic' books… Continue reading ‘Classic’ literature: must you read it to discuss it?
Yep, I can finally feel confident enough to say that winter is behind us and spring has well and truly sprung! I love this season, do you? It wasn't a particularly cold winter but even so, there is something so magical about spring wouldn't you agree? All the trees and flowers begin to bloom again,… Continue reading Spring has sprung!
Distract me, stop me, prevent me, give me excuses. However you may want to word it, we all have 'things' that will stop us from doing what we should be doing or planned on doing. I'm the first to moan and complain when my to-do list is too long, I'm often heard throwing out phrases… Continue reading Five things that distract me
So, here we are, halfway (pretty much) through April so it's about time that I posted my roundup of March. I hope you enjoy reading! HIGH March was the month when I finally got everything organised at home. I talked about wanting to sort through my clothes and shoes in my January and February 'in a nutshell'… Continue reading My March in a nutshell