Tuesday Chats | Meeting Local Bloggers

OK, so this clearly isn’t the blogger meetup, but I’m going to warn you now, I may not have photos of the actual bloggers I met.  Just lots of the Urban Jungle that we went to for brunch.  I am clearly a pretend blogger.  Someone take my badge away.  This photo was taken on Saturday […]

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Thursday Chats

Southwold Beach

I was recently catching up with Michelle from Life Outside London’s blog, in particular, her Wonderful Wednesday post.  I really enjoyed catching up on her life.  I have been doing monthly updates – but I’ve not done one since my May Monthly Catch Up.  So what’s my point?  Well, I’m going to start doing weekly […]

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Moving to the Countryside?

Looking Right Red Wall

It’s been a few months now since we moved to the wilds of Suffolk after 10 years in Brighton.  I was born and bred in the countryside, so this felt like coming home.  I’m aware that there is a fairytale like thought about what life is like when you move to the countryside, so I […]

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Life Update: Where Are We? What Are We Doing? What Are Our Plans?

Life, Blog & Youtube Updates

So we’re back in England now for a few weeks, it took about a week to settle and I had jet lag a few days after we arrived – bit annoying really! We’re settling back to “normal” life. In saying that, we’re currently staying with Simon’s mum until we find our feet – Simon is […]

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10 Little Things That Make Me Happy!

10 Things That Make Me Happy

Lately I’ve been caught up in either work, moving out of the flat, or getting our travels organised.  This has meant my blogging has taken a bit of a side line…plus I feel like a bit of a whirling dervish, except much less graceful.  So I thought it would be nice to sit down, listen […]

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How to have fun without spending money!

Affordable ways to have fun

January can seem like a painfully long month, most of us got paid before Christmas and it’s often 5 weeks between paydays, so it’s important to make those funds stretch.  So how can we cheer up a dreary January? Come up with new ways to have fun, or at least remember there are other options […]

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Empty house at Christmas?

Home Security at Christmas

I doubt I’m alone in travelling at Christmas.  I’ve been visiting family – either mine or my husband’s for about 17years…wow that seems like a long time, surely I’m not that old?!  I moved out at 18 and never moved back in, I’ll let you do the maths there.   So the flights and car […]

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My Mental Health

mental health

OK so this is a hard one to write.  I’ve done this as a bit of a follow up to my SAD Tips post, it came to my attention that it may have come across as a bit flippant etc, which was not my intention, it’s just one of my many coping mechanisms.  Right, I’m […]

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Ways to deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder

seasonal affective disorder

I know I’m not alone on this front, the joy of the darker weather and shorter days.  I find myself struggling to get out of bed, complete my to-do lists and generally just be human.  Please note, I am very aware of how serious this situation can get and if you need to speak to […]

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5 Tips to help you go to events alone

Going to Blogger Events Alone

This is something that is getting chatted about quite a bit recently, it is the season for blogger and youtuber events and lots of folks aren’t a fan of going by themselves.  To be fair, I didn’t used to be either, I may have even bailed on the odd one or two…I dreaded going alone, […]

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Overwhelmed

Meltdown

So in the last few days I’ve had a mini meltdown of sorts.  So all the weeping, self doubt and general need to hide under a stone.  I didn’t want to keep moving forward with my start up, I didn’t know enough, there are people doing it better…all sorts of negative thoughts spinning around my […]

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Stereotypes

Stereotypes

Today we’re going to talk about stereotypes.  I wanted to keep it short and sweet. Sometimes we are expected to live up to certain life expectations & stereotypes. Ah, you’re in your 20s, you should be out partying and living up life. Sweet! …Now you’re in your 30s, shouldn’t you have children by now? Are […]

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5 Tips to deal with Procrastination

stop procrastinating

As I’m sure you know, I’ve been working flat out in order to try and get my business in a more ready state. Unsurprisingly I’ve struggled a bit with focusing. So I’ve had to make a concerted effort to avoid procastinating. I highly doubt I’m alone on this front. Lots of work to do, but […]

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