Blog, Books & Music

3 Books, 3 Points – January 2019 Part 2

Oops, I know it’s February now! But only just… If you’ll forgive the slight delay, here are the three books I read in the second half of January. I’m enjoying the two-parter posts for ‘3 books 3 points’, so think I’ll head on with that for now and see how it goes! Also, I’m updating… Read More 3 Books, 3 Points – January 2019 Part 2

Blog, Simplicity

What does buying give me?

6 years ago, I decided to stop buying things for a year. I supposed it was easy to stop consuming stuff. After all, I didn’t want to be part of that machine any more – I wanted to break free, to get rid of the knee-jerk twitch that made it so easy to mindlessly keep… Read More What does buying give me?

Blog, Books & Music

3 books, 3 points: January 2019 Pt 1

Hello book lovers, 3 books 3 points is back for 2019, so welcome! I’ve had a really good time reading over the last few months – I’ve set aside lots of time to get cracking on a rather large pile of books I’d built up! Cold weather and blankets means lots more book reading. I’m… Read More 3 books, 3 points: January 2019 Pt 1

Blog, Mental Health, Outdoors, Self

One foot in front of the other

It’s Tuesday. I’ve caffeinated my way through my piano lesson and am now munching my way through a pile of vegetable sticks and houmous. Somehow this has randomly become my favourite lunch. I feel like after the yuletide period my body was crying out for vegetables, vitamins, anything green… so I’m well into the crunchy… Read More One foot in front of the other

Blog, Mental Health, Self

Things that I’m proud I did in 2018

2018 was a huge, crashing, explosion of a year. When I look back, the overwhelming feeling is that I’m so glad it’s over – one or two huge things sticking out, obscuring anything else from view. We’re well into 2019 now and I’ve spent a few days mulling over the last year in my head.… Read More Things that I’m proud I did in 2018