September Feels

Oh, September in Britain.  The end of summer, that ‘back-to-school’ feeling, the disappointments of not achieving all those summer plans. But.  But also the productivity that comes with a new term.  Despite having not been a full-time teacher for the past year, and finding my feet as an Editor, I still find my working clock…

10 things you should probably do to maintain a new relationship.

So, you’ve got the guy! Well done, the hard part of ‘will he, won’t he?’ is over. Assuming he’s worth the effort, now comes the challenge of keeping the guy. I’ve learnt a few of these along the way, and I try to bare them in mind in the hopes that my relationship will last….

How to be a girl (according to magazines)

I’ve given up reading magazines.  So many of them are full of instructions of what we should eat, how we should do our makeup and how we should flirt with boys. I’ve compiled a list of the shite I’ve read in magazines and what’s gone through my head immediately after:   ‘How to be beach-ready’…

On being single…

Like most single girls in their 20s, I fluctuate between loving being single (saying I am totally independent, I don’t need a man, I want someone who wants me back and who deserves me) and crying to my mum saying no one loves me and I’m destined to be single forever. And clearly my sister…

What it feels like when I need to write.

Like all bloggers, I have a life away from my Mac.  Of course I do; it’s this life that fuels my blog.  At times, life is hectic and I can’t find the time to write, at other times, I sit at my Mac for an hour, willing my fingers to get to work. And then…

And then they went upstairs…

She thought there’d be an awkward air; the tension of a dirty secret.  She thought there’d be naughty glances and nothing more.  How wrong she was. The girl came bounding in: full of life – a bottle of prosecco in hand.  Within five minutes it was clear there were memories filled with lust in both…

Food for Friends for One.

Front of house: ‘Hello Darling.  How many of you are there?’ Me: ‘Just me.  A table for one, please.’ Front of house: ‘I’ll be one moment; I’ll get a good table for you.’   Friends, families and couples.  And me and my Le Debut. Today I’ll fall in love in love with mirin tofu and…

8 Things I Trust In:

  Because I’m human, some of these beliefs are contradictory – I apologise. I trust that things happen for a reason. This is so easy to believe when things are going right.  But I’ve realised it’s more important to trust things happen for a reason when life isn’t going to plan.  And to believe it…

10 Reasons Why Being Single Is Wonderful

You can watch [insert guilty pleasure TV programme] to your heart’s content. There’s no compromise on which movie to watch.  It’s always your choice! You can be flirty with your friends without getting an ear-full later on. You can stay out until god-knows-when on Friday and Saturday nights. You can go home with whoever takes…