This time last year my house looked like this. Today I find myself doing yoga on my warm concrete floor and, from a downward dog, considering the fluff under the new sofa. Did I marvel at the progress and ponder the nature of patience? Nope, I wondered whether or not a robot vacuum cleaner […]
It’s one of those nights – full moon dazzling brighter than daylit drizzle. Shine on the roof makes the new house look even more like the setting of a Scandi thriller. You know. The bit where the family are innocently sitting round in their jumpers amiably discussing opera just before something really horrible happens… Nothing […]
Blencathra – also known as Saddleback – was moody and misty today, but the conversation was very good.
Well, we’re in. And I love it. The way the fire reflects in the floor… The view over the field… (ignoring the builders’ portaloo) The warmth… The feeling of landing…. Of course, there are boxes everywhere. And stuff inexplicable things that I can’t get rid of. But it’s home.
Every single person out there has dreams. The big dreams are as important as the little ones and every dream counts for something. Even if you haven’t thought too hard about it, you need to write down your dreams and start to think about how you can make them happen. Everyone needs to chase their […]
Did I mention that I was moving in? … Tomorrow. Actually tomorrow. Until then, I need to wait. And while I wait I’ve been reading Caitlin Moran’s More Than A Woman. There were moments it felt like she was talking just to me, but then that’s her magic. Specifically on the glory of the hag […]
The sky was a weird colour today as dawn broke. Pinkish and scowling. Maybe the What 3 Words for this location are less location finder and more a prophecy – the future will be full of gems, dumplings and minivans. Minivan adventures, dumpling dinners and midget gems for afters? Ok, ok. It’s move minus two […]
When you are looking at the labels on the back of skin products, you often see hydration and moisturization listed as two different things, but aren’t they the same? Actually, they’re not the same because one refers to dry skin while the other refers to dehydrated skin. Although both of these things seem very similar, […]