Lifestyle

Groundhog Day

Growing up, I always enjoyed watching Groundhog Day. The story of a somewhat cynical man who relives the same day, over and over, when he visits the small town of Punxsutawney. Sometimes, especially as we get older, it can feel as though our lives follow a similar path. There is...
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A Shift in Inspiration

Where do you get your inspiration from these days?  Do you still look to magazines as we used to for so many years? Longing for the next issue to come out so you could see and prepare for what the summer or autumn trends would be. Or, like so many...
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A First Impression

Style is so incredibly subjective, isn’t it? Much like our love for art, films and movies, but these can’t always be seen. Style is a first impression. Even before we speak, listen or make eye contact. Sometimes it is the only impression. I still think about a look or outfit...
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Keeping Busy

Having just had a week off from work, it’s made me realise something. I like to be busy. At least, I like to be busy on my terms. I don’t necessarily enjoy it when I have lots of places to visit, or lots of jobs to get completed at work,...
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The rise of the podcast

Taking time out is incredibly important. It gives us some much-needed time to wind down, to relax and recharge our batteries. While many of us may settle down with a good book or a new Netflix series, others may prefer a long walk or soak in the bath. The truth...
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A love for the material

I was listening to the radio on my way home from work the other day and the subject of our love for inanimate objects became an interesting topic of discussion. We often profess our love for friends, places and animals; but offering declarations for “things” we use, wear or see...
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It’s all about JOMO

It’s good to be sociable. Growing up we are invited to birthday party after birthday party. We form big groups of friends that we may take with us as we venture up to high school. It is here that we want to get out of the house, see our friends...
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Balancing Act

Speaking to my friend the other day, it seems I’m not the only one who often feels consumed by work. Lately I feel as though my work/life balance isn’t quite where I want it to be. I feel it’s unbalanced in fact, that I find myself thinking more and more...
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The Power of Plants

It’s funny, isn’t it, that as you grow older you start to adopt and pick up on different interests and hobbies. Watching and hearing all about the Chelsea Flower Show this week reminded me of my ever-growing love for gardening. Perhaps it’s finally having a garden that I can call...
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