Christmas is going to look very different for everyone this year; with Christmas parties over Zoom, empty markets whilst everyone shops online and many of us not being able to see loved ones. And, yet I haven’t felt this full of festive joy in years. Like so many others, festivities have offered a welcome distraction from the ongoing bleak news of the world.
November saw England go into lockdown 2.0 and I decided to document this bizarre time in most of our lives with a very public diary! You can read part 1 here.
On How to Fail podcast, Elizabeth Day asks interviewees about three of their failures, what they have learnt from them…
Day 1: Half way through day one and I’ve already disabled Instagram. The presidential election has left me angry, anxious…
With little else to keep me occupied, I’m using whats on the box to keep track of the days of the week. Tuesday and Saturday evenings actually have plans! Granted, these ‘plans’ are sat on the sofa with the telly on but it’s about the closest thing to scheduled activity I’m going to get in the lead up to Christmas.
I have been looking at ways to be more gentle with myself and really identify what helps to ease my anxiety. With a global pandemic along for the ride, it has a been a great un-learn and re-learn situation. In the last few days I have been thinking about what I can use to help me through lockdown 2.0.
Carrying on the search for sustainably sourced clothes that cater to all bodies, I found myself in the market for…
With over 6.6m tonnes of food going to waste in the UK every year hopefully some of these recipes will get you to come up with more versatile uses for our spooky companion.
Lately I have been getting overwhelmed which led to exhausting myself, keeping myself as busy as possible to avoid having to stop. I was so scared of losing control, and yet that’s exactly what happened because I wasn’t giving myself the time to process anything.
Hay-on-Wye, the world’s first book town is a book lovers dream. Originally filled to the brim with a whopping 54 book shops, the number has now dwindled down to 26, with only about 15 currently open. There’s even a bookshop on the grounds of the castle!