Lifestyle

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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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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