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Life after Lockdown: A “When This is Over” Bucket list

The lovely Victoria from The Manifestation Collective mentioned writing a life after lockdown, When This is Over bucket list, and I thought it was a really lovely idea. I’ve been adding to it for a few days and I finally think I’m ready to share it. What will Life after Lockdown even be like?! I’m quite lucky on one hand, …

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AD| Things I’ve learnt about getting through lockdown*

The photos in this blogpost feature paid-for sponsored items, however all of the thoughts, opinions and words are my own.  I know that every blogger and their dog has posted a similar post to this, and it almost put me off doing it, but one reason I keep this blog, is fo ray own memories and reflections. I absolutely love …

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AD| #StandwithSmall – My Etsy Picks for Post-Lockdown

These items are affiliate links which means if you click through them and buy something, I get a few pennies back and it costs you nothing extra. Thanks, friends! As part of Etsy’s #StandwithSmall campaign, I wanted to celebrate the small businesses I love, so that when life goes back to normal (or at least something close!) we can all …

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I think I’m doing Isolation Wrong.

I’m not sure really where to start right now. In the past few weeks, everything has gone to shit (excuse my French), and we appear to be in a sort-of, not-quite-but-pretty-much Lockdown. While everyone else seems to be baking bread, learning Mandarin, renovating their houses and binge watching Tiger King, I… am not.

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My 2020 word of the year: Self

This year, I’ve decided to follow the advice of my lovely friend Sarah and think of a specific word to sum up my aspirations for the year, rather than a lots of resolutions or goals (because I never know where to stop!). This year, my word is self, and part of me feels a bit awkward revealing that, but also, I want to be more unapologetic this year, so I’m sticking by it.

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A Quirky Etsy Christmas Gift Guide*

The following links are affiliate links but the words and opinions are all mine. I am also being compensated with a gift voucher for writing an Etsy gift guide but that doesn’t affect any of my choices.  It’s that time of the year again where I trawl through Etsy to find the coolest gifts available on the internet. This year …

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Escape Room: The Game Review*

This game was gifted, and the link is an affiliate, but the opinions are all mine baby! I’m bossy and competitive, so of course escape rooms are my ideal way to spend an hour. I have wanted to go to one irl for ages, and finally got the chance a few weeks ago. We got out, of course (although with …