Hello! So here we go: week 3 of lockdown. As I write this, we haven't had any updates on how long lockdown will be lasting, but I don't see it being over any time soon, and I certainly don't think my life will be going back to normal any time soon. I have days when … Continue reading What’s keeping you going?
Half term wins... Reading an awful lot of books. Going to London. Receving a proof I never thought I'd own. Sending messages to friends. Having a working date and actually being productive. Spending time with a twiglet and a Joey. Having many many delicious breakfasts. Being productive. Doing something I'm really proud of. Geordie Gifts. … Continue reading Half term wins
Hello! I've decided that I'm going to make Monday a "me" post day. By that I don't mean I'm going to be posting all about me... but it's not necessarily going to be a bookish day: it might be about school, about my life, about my MH: it'll be something personal, not necessarily bookish. It … Continue reading Monday = Me day
The start of a new decade is a funny thing. We all know I'm a proper sentamentalist and I'm an emotional person. Seeing everyone's posts about 2010 vs 2020 made me think about all of the things that happened to me from 2010-2019. I went into it thinking "I've not really achieved/done a lot in … Continue reading A decade in the life of me…
Hello! For those who have been reading my blog for a while, you might have noticed that I have been a bit absent for this month... I'll be honest, I was just TIRED. I suffer quite badly from SAD (Seasonal Affected Disorder) in Winter and this year it made me SO uninspired and indifferent to … Continue reading Where have you been?
Being a blogger is something that has taken over a massive part of my life and I love it. I sit on a Sunday and I blog. I'm very much a creature of habit. Sundays are dedicated to a bit of time in town. I come home, do some work for the week ahead of … Continue reading Being a blogger…
Having time to myself. Spending time with my favourite people. In jokes. Knowing that I can switch off and switch back on. Seeing my Welsh pal for the first time in forever. Train travels. Reading. Spending quiet time with people. Naps. Laughing a lot. Excellent food. Breakfast. Lots of breakfast. Lie ins. Hot water bottles. … Continue reading Half term happy post
Hello there friends. How are we all today? I mean, really, how are you today? I'll be honest... I'm OK, but there's a little bit of struggle about me at the minute. Nothing too bad, just a niggle here and there. Just a worry that won't go away. A thought that sometimes spirals and then … Continue reading It’s OK not to be OK
Things that have made me smile recently Books. My family. Meeting Baby Joey. Spending time with my friends. Quilliams. Tea. Breakfast. Going for walks just for time to think. Witchy Trio texts. The sunshine. Waking up to a light morning. Spending time by myself. Doing a job I know I want to do for the … Continue reading “Be happy: it drives people crazy”
Hello 2019 Steph, it's me... 2018 Steph. How are you? What day is it that you're reading this? What made you come back to this post? Remember you can come back to this post any time you need it. I know you won't because you're stubborn and proud and HATE admitting you need help. Don't worry, … Continue reading Hello, you.