Seasonal

Could you live somewhere that has a murky past?

Seeing as it's the spooky season, I thought it would be fun to write something that not only honours this time of year, but also asks a question, because I love this style of post. With that in mind, do leave a comment at the end if you would like to join the discussion! Now,… Continue reading Could you live somewhere that has a murky past?

The everyday

Is television a blessing or a curse?

This isn't the first post I have written asking this question, I have already looked at video games and mobile phones and I found it really interesting discovering their associated pros and cons, so I thought why not take a look at another form of technology. Keep reading to find out what I discovered about television… Continue reading Is television a blessing or a curse?

The everyday

Are mobile phones a blessing or a curse?

A little while ago I wrote a post called are video games a blessing or a curse? Did you read it? It was one of those posts that started off as a rant, an opportunity to vent a few frustrations, and whilst that was great, it ended up becoming more than that. It became a… Continue reading Are mobile phones a blessing or a curse?

Books

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: a book that had a lasting impact on me

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: a young adult novel by Mildred D. Taylor. Have you read it? If so, take a moment and think about what, (if anything) it meant to you. If you haven't then take a moment to do a quick search to get your hands on a copy, because, in my… Continue reading Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: a book that had a lasting impact on me

The everyday

Can you really achieve perfect timekeeping?

What is your timekeeping like? Mine has always been off. When I was younger it was off in the way of me always being stupidly early for everything. I'm not kidding, I would be the person with an appointment at 10am who would turn up at 9.20am and feel foolish hanging around. I worried though,… Continue reading Can you really achieve perfect timekeeping?

The everyday

When does being honest tip over into being rude?

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?

The everyday

Are video games a blessing or a curse?

I apologise in advance because this post may be nothing more than a bunch of questions and a big old rant. There, I warned you. So, what has got me typing away today? The stigma attached to technology, primarily gaming (Xbox, PlayStation etc). I confess that I have no idea what I am talking about… Continue reading Are video games a blessing or a curse?

The everyday

How I found inspiration in the words of another

Wise words aren't they? You will probably be aware by now that I love reading quotes, I find them so inspiring. I also find it comforting when I come across some words that somebody else has spoken that I can either relate to or that can make me feel better about something that is troubling… Continue reading How I found inspiration in the words of another

Interests · The everyday

Are adult colouring books worth the hype?

They're everywhere nowadays aren't they? I thought they might just be a craze when they first hit the shelves but it doesn't seem that way now. Adult colouring books are really standing the test of time! Are they worth the hype though? Do they provide for us what they claim to or is it a… Continue reading Are adult colouring books worth the hype?