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
Tsundoku. Are you familiar with this word? I wasn't. I hadn't even heard of it until a friend of mine showed me an article discussing it and said that it had reminded her of me. So, what does it mean? It is a Japanese term that means the act of buying books and allowing them… Continue reading Tsundoku
A little while ago I wrote a blog post all about how I find the motivation to blog. You can check it out here if you haven't already. My aim of that post was wanting to share my tips on how to stay motivated when you feel disillusioned. I feel a little silly writing this now… Continue reading Falling off the radar
I'm sure you are familiar with this artwork right? To call it famous is an understatement. But, just in case, it's The Scream by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. Perhaps you like it, perhaps you don't. Maybe it means nothing to you. For me personally, I love it. I remember first seeing this image when I… Continue reading The Scream by Edvard Munch. What does it really depict?
I consider myself to be an independent person, I always have. I hate feeling vulnerable or like I am relying on somebody else for anything. My only interpretation of this is that I hate feeling like I am putting somebody out, even if I know that I am not and they are happy to help.… Continue reading What does it mean to be independent?
I have just finished reading and watching The Fault in Our Stars for the first time. Yes, I know, better late than never right?! Before I get into this post I have to say I loved both the book and film adaptation! It's pretty rare for me to find a piece that will have me… Continue reading The book versus movie debate: The Fault in Our Stars
I have a full time job. It's a shift work job that can cover anything over a 24 hour period, 7 days a week. Some shifts are easy, some are difficult. There are weeks where I feel exhausted because I'm running super low on sleep and weeks where I feel full of energy because my… Continue reading How to strike a balance when you blog and work
Did you read my January in a nutshell post? It's a new thing I'm trying out this year where I post my highs and lows, standout moments and just a general recap of the month. So, as it's now March I thought it was about time I posted my February roundup so here it is!… Continue reading My February in a nutshell
If you aren't new around here then you will be familiar with my structuring of this series, and if you are new then I will link all my previous 'The book versus movie debate' posts at the end of this one so you can check out the others that I have written (if you would… Continue reading The book versus movie debate: The Silver Linings Playbook