My dream car then and now

*Collaborative post I will let you into a little secret for those of you who didn’t know me when I was a teenager. For some reason my nickname was Barbie, possibly because I had blonde hair and liked pink things. I had a cork noticeboard in my bedroom at home…

Have you tried Office Yoga?

*Collaborative post Have you tried Office Yoga? Yes you read that right and it’s not what you might think. It doesn’t have to involve rolling out your Yoga mat and doing a downward facing dog with your bum in the air for all your fellow office workers to see. You…

when it’s all a bit too much

This morning I sat on the floor of my messy bedroom, on a carpet that needs a hoover, next to a pile of dirty clothes to wash and a pile clean clothes to put away. I sat there with my heavy head in my hands, hot tears silently rolling down…

Why I’m breaking up with my phone

We need to break up, our relationship is toxic and I want out. I’ve been thinking about it a lot recently and the truth is that I can’t have you affecting my relationships with my children and my partner, they’re more important to me than you.  I don’t want to cheat…

My 30 something Birthday wishlist

I’m going to be 30 ‘something’ on Sunday and I’m still in denial about how old I’m going to be. James is going to be working away and I’ve got nothing planned, so to cheer myself up a bit I decided to create my 30 something Birthday wishlist. Every year…