All throughout my childhood, I can remember struggling on a social front. I attended the Rainbow Guides but left before Brownies and returned only with pressure from my mother to get involved with the Girl Guides. I was hesitant, I hated organised group activities, and I knew it. With my mother involved, I eventually stuck … Continue reading Remembering Philip: The Prince Who Gave Me Hope
I arose this morning to a largely uneventful start. I woke up when my alarm sounded and I remembered to set the security system to "off" before I left the room. My day had largely been just like any other day, but with one minor detail: I didn't check up on Facebook. The difference in … Continue reading Letting Go Of The Lie: Why I Left Facebook Overnight
As the years roll by in the blogging community, something that often comes to my attention is blogging fatigue. That is, fatigue after years and years of writing, and still maybe (or not) getting very far. Different bloggers will have different frustrations and I've seen several people mention various grievances, from my good friend Bill, … Continue reading The Hidden Frustrations Of A Sex Blogger
"Look," Matt said, "this is town right now", he held out his phone for me to see. On the screen, a police van burned, officers fought with crowds and young people seemingly swarmed in on them, causing carnage and recording it on their mobile phones. In places, I could just about make out the dark … Continue reading What’s Going On In Bristol? A Centrist’s View
This, really has my hackles up right now. I know, believe me I know. There are people out there, there are individuals out there who are sick or are depraved enough to commit atrocities such as rape and murder, purely for no other reason than because they can, because it was there and they could … Continue reading Why I’m Standing with #NotAllMen, As A Sexual Assault Survivor
Hello lovelies, Welcome to your first Recipe From Around The World! I promised that after our Malvapoeding tasting, we would try to make these recipes a bit more.. substantial. Rather than simply cooking them up the recipe, we thought we'd bring you the recipe (in our own words, of course!) so that you can try … Continue reading Recipes From Around The World: Brazilian Brigadeiros
A soapy spray mop faces off against a steam mop on a dirty wooden floor, but only one can win..
Lockdown measures take an unexpected turn!
"I'm not sending Christmas cards this year" I said matter-of-factly. "No?" Matt replied. "No. These are Covid times. Cards aren't good enough." That was me; mind made up and self-assured. I was doing away with the traditional Christmas card greeting this year. These were Covid times, and the people that I cared about deserved something … Continue reading The Lost Art Of Letter-Writing: How I Made Christmas Complete For Under £25
Happy New Year's Eve lovelies, By now, I hope that whatever plans you have, your preparations are in full swing. I know that this year will be harder for some than others and I know that after a year like 2020, many of us might not even feel like celebrating, anyway. In our household, New … Continue reading Unhappy New Year: 15 Reasons I Hate New Year’s Eve