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Spring

Spring

Spring has sprung, or at least it did for a day or two, but now we’re back to rain and cold here in Wales again. I felt a burst of inspiration for about five minutes and then fell back into a slump again. I feel […]

Twenty Nine

Twenty Nine

On Monday I celebrated my 29th birthday. I had never known what to expect with regards to ageing and growing older. Firstly, let me say, yes, I realise I am by no standards “old” and still have plenty of maturing to do. But, I am […]

Boundaries

Boundaries

We’re talking about crossing boundaries over this week for Best Boot Forward. Be these physical, geographical or emotional, boundaries can be a very powerful thing to have and to cross. Some boundaries may be restrictive, whereas others may liberate. A boundary isn’t any one thing […]

Frugality

Frugality

If you have been following our Best Boot Forward posts, you may know that for my 2018 goals, I set myself the task of sorting out my finances once and for all. I’ve always had a difficult time keeping on top of my finances. Having […]

A Love Letter

A Love Letter

Love is a very big word with a lot of guises. The love I feel for my children is an all-consuming and amazing thing. The selfless, unconditional kind that really makes you see the entire world in a different light. What’s more, when they reflect […]

Procrastination

Procrastination

Step aside, ladies. I’ll take it from here. We’re talking about my specialist subject: ‘Putting Things Off’ for this week’s Best Boot Forward linky and discussion. All my life, I have been the type of person that finds it all most impossible to do anything […]

Positivity

Positivity

This week as part of Best Boot Forward we’re practicing a bit of positivity. As a blogger, I tend to write mainly about personal struggles and have realised recently that my general online persona can come across as a bit negative.┬áCombine this with a very […]

Fitting In

Fitting In

Kate, your questions for Best Boot Forward this week are tough. I felt myself slipping into a full on existential crisis for a while there. This week we’re talking about fitting in and you asked us:- Do you feel you fit in and if so, […]

Striding

Striding

I don’t know about you, but I am striding into 2018, looking forward to all it’s going to bring my way. As I mentioned previously, I won’t miss 2017 but I am grateful for all it’s experiences, good and bad. In all honesty, I was […]

Snow

Snow

As you may have heard, there was some snow. My social feeds have been full of the white stuff. It started off with people enjoying it: building snowmen; sledging and generally revelling over the weekend. Then, as the novelty wore off, the posts quickly turned […]