My Exercise and Money Goals: How I Am Tackling The Dread Of Winter

My Exercise and Money Goals: How I Am Tackling The Dread Of Winter

Summer is almost over.  The sun is kissing the earth a little later every morning and disappearing behind the clouds earlier at night.  Already, I am munching and washing and wiping my saliva up in artificial morning lamplight.  Soon, I will be rising in black and traveling in black.  I will be running in black, [...]

My Running Kit Essentials: The Best Leggings, Sports Bra’s and Bum Bags

My Running Kit Essentials: The Best Leggings, Sports Bra’s and Bum Bags

I still find it weird to say I am on a ‘fitness journey’.  Little miss “I hate PE.  I despise cross-country and everything team sport-related!” is now running around town and swimming on a strict, regular basis… and LOVING it?  While I am obsessed with this exercise odyssey, I am definitely still the personification of [...]

August Book Reviews

August Book Reviews

In late 2018, my to be read list was more like a ‘never-going-to-read’ library.  Jane Austen littered my windowsills, Zadie Smith lined by cupboards, Oscar Wilde sprawled over my kitchen and you do not even want to know who was hiding under my bed.  I loved nothing more than receiving novels in the post, picking [...]

Every Beauty Product I Am Using Right Now

Every Beauty Product I Am Using Right Now

Self-care really became a priority during the lockdown of 2020.  Thankfully, it is also something I have carried on doing after returning to work.  I find it so peculiar that we can spend so much time with ourselves but are sometimes unwilling to truly look after number one.  Before, my skincare routine consisted of washing [...]

Notes From My iPhone | January – August 2020

Notes From My iPhone | January – August 2020

Monday 20 January 2020 09:44 It’s 9:43.  I’m lying on his chest, with his arm around me and his leg draped over me.  He’s peacefully breathing - calm and steady. It’s so relaxing to listen to. I can feel my eyes simultaneously dropping. He smells like him - it’s good but indescribable.  I am safe.  [...]