A Voluptuous Advent: Door 5

December Sick Days Sick days when you’re actually ill are no fun and today I am having one. I woke up dizzy for the second day this week, fought nausea all the way to work and then had to leave ten minutes in. As soon as my naked body hit my sheets again, the cool […]

Read More

40 Songs

40 songs from the soundtrack of my life. King of Wishful Thinking – Go West // Hometown Glory – Adele Ironic – Alanis Morisette // Stronger Than Me – Amy Winehouse Shine – Years & Years // Glory Box – Portishead You’re So Cool – Hans Zimmer // Little Bird – Annie Lennox Let Me Be Your Fantasy […]

Read More

Level Fucking Forty 🎉🎉

Well here I am, aged 40. I’m an adult woman finally, though it could be argued I hit that two decades ago. I’ve never felt like a grown up though – what I do feel is very loved, very sure that who I am has set now, and although I will learn more and more […]

Read More

Minimalism?

I’ve had an epiphany. Last night I was talking to my new cool work friend Chloe about her beautiful Instagram feed (how modern!) and I asked her how the background in all her photographs is always so appealing. Like my background always has gerbils and shoes and old cups of tea lying around – how […]

Read More

Anger

The other day someone (a dude) asked me why women are so pissed off these days. Instead of punching him in throat and screaming “Because of you motherfuckers!!”, I took a breath and told him to look around him. Predictably I didn’t finish my sentence before my piece was derailed by a #notallmen remark and […]

Read More

Flaking Out

Is there anything better than the last minute text you regularly receive saying “I’m so sorry but can we do this next week?”. It’s got so easy to flake out on plans, cancel at the nth hour and swerve people you don’t really want to see. Or maybe you do want to see them but not quite […]

Read More

Life-date 

A life update today, and a break from all the horror of Halloween, like you need one because it is the best. But in case you do, here’s the horror of my real life instead. LOL. It seems a lifetime ago but only really four weeks that I was fretting every day about having to go […]

Read More