Blog, Simplicity, Words

What do I have?

What do I have here? This girl, armed with a pen and a notebook, defiance and vulnerability, an idea and a song. What do I have, when all else is stripped away – shaving down piles of consumerism, trinkets and toys. A layer, as I sit, surrounds me in an orbit of products, collections, the… Read More What do I have?

Blog, Words


Deliciously I sink into worn pages Fragments of a soul woven deep into each word printed More comfort, this than the most infinite embrace To hear another so deeply with each soft turn of the page words become my bed and deliciously I sink  

Blog, Style

Welcome to Thrifted: eclectic second-hand fashion

I’m not a follower of high fashion. I’m the last person who should be posting about style, spending most my down time (and up time) in jeans and oversized hoodies, wild bright orange hair frizzing around my head like some sort of neon halo. I’m kind of wondering why I’m even doing this, which of… Read More Welcome to Thrifted: eclectic second-hand fashion

Blog, Things

3 books, 3 points: August 2017

3 books, 3 points Reviewing 3 books in 3 bulletpoints Recently we travelled to Anglesey for the annual family holiday. One of my favourite things to do is to relax with a book, and being away from work, home and the general hubbub of everyday life meant I could finally get around to starting (and… Read More 3 books, 3 points: August 2017

Blog, Simplicity

Reflecting on Minimalism

My head is quite full at the moment. Full of questions about global warming, about eating or not eating meat, about the magic of nature, about the relentlessness of time. My mind wonders about symmetry and music, my feet feel soft sand and icy water, my skin takes in the caress of a breeze, the… Read More Reflecting on Minimalism


A little catch up

Hello, hello, hello…. A few things have happened in recent times, although it seems writing blog posts hasn’t been one of them, unfortunately! But here I am – armed with a cup of slowly curdling soy-milk coffee and some fake mint Poppets from Aldi… I think I’ve been affected more than I thought by the… Read More A little catch up


Photo of the Day: August 9th, 2017

A view from a small window in a big house, a small person in a favourite corner of the world. Looking out on greens and blues, on gales and storms, sunshine and salt. A place to leave everything behind. A place to dream.