We thought about time so differently growing up. We would wish our lives away waiting for that birthday party, that holiday, or that Christmas for that present. We would be wishing we were older too. Old enough to buy makeup, to vote, to buy alcohol or be able to go out and party. I always...Read More
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, it always seemed like such...Read More
I’ve spoken before about my love for second hand. Those preloved items someone else no longer wants that catches your eye. With the undeniable facts surrounding materialism and the devastation over-consumerism is having on our planet, the demand for vintage is on the rise. We are starting to realise the beauty that can be found...Read More
You may have been given a pretty pendant for your 18th birthday, or perhaps a special gold ring for your 21st. Then, as we get older, priceless items may be handed down to us – brooches, engraved bracelets or well-worn watches that fittingly show their age. Growing up, many young girls take pride and pleasure...Read More
Christmas has always been a nostalgic time of year for me, and no doubt for many others too. It’s a time for festive cheer, family, close friends, gift buying and receiving, homemade decorations, good food and making memories that will last. It is this last point that perhaps helps in making this such a nostalgic...Read More
If you speak to those who are nearing retirement and ask what they wish they had done more of in their lifetime, I’m sure many would reply with spending more time with family and friends; and to have seen more of the world. In fact, I’m sure many of us dream of travelling. We all...Read More
Sentimentality is such an evocative feeling and yet, I don’t think we truly experience it until we grow older. As children, we often lack the empathy to really appreciate memories and belongings – we may miss our favourite forgotten toy but it rarely goes deeper than a few tears before we become attached to another...Read More
I always look forward to bank holidays – not because the Sunday night dread is removed (although that is pretty nice), or because working a four-day week brings the next weekend that little bit closer, or even because you get an extra lie in, but because of the good old British car boot sale. As...Read More
We’re all too familiar with the saying, time flies when you’re having fun. Throughout my childhood, it was a phrase used much more frequently as I sat longing for the summer holidays to last just one more week, or wishing that the school disco didn’t have to end on the dot at 9pm. Looking back,...Read More
Christmas is a truly momentous time of year for many of us, filled with joy and happiness. Christmas for me is a nostalgic time of year linked with many happy memories of joyous times spent with family and friends. So, here are just some of the reasons why I for one and certainly looking forward...Read More
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