Lifestyle

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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Choosing your colour

We always find ourselves leaning towards different colours, don’t we? Not only in the paint colour we choose for the walls of our homes, or in the cars we buy, but of course within our wardrobes too. The shades we wear is perhaps the biggest decision we make when it...
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A Thought on the Big Day

Growing up, I was never one to dream about my big white wedding. I thought about the job I would be doing perhaps, or the house I might be living in, but planning out my Big Day seldom crossed my mind. I thought about love of course – or rather...
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Pursuing your hobby

As we grow up, we find ourselves with different interests and enjoying different hobbies. Perhaps it was colouring or puzzles when we were 5, making and crafting when we were 7, playing house when we turned 9 or playing sport as we left primary school and entered our teenage years....
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The flame of friendship

When we first join primary school, it is perhaps our first foray into true friendship. We meet so many different people, from different backgrounds. We don’t hold any grudges or reservations, but rather make friends with everyone. From primary school through to high school, we may hold onto these friendships....
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Making home

I was talking to my colleague the other day, who just so happens to work in social media, and the topic of Instagram inevitably came up. It’s no secret that the success of this app lies largely in nosiness. We love to see inside the lives of others, don’t we?...
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The Big 3.0

I remember writing a post last year just before I turned 29, all about the prospect of turning 30. It feels as though that year has gone terribly quickly and before I know it, I’ll soon be 30. It seems such a milestone, doesn’t it? The big 3.0. Growing up,...
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