Blogging

Blogger Recognition Award: Why I Blog & Tips for New Bloggers

  Woop! I’ve been nominated for a second blogger award! I love these things, it’s so nice to know that other bloggers even know I exist! Yes, that’s a low bar to set for myself but having blogger buddies makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside. The lovely Hebah Pervaiz nominated me, you should go checkContinue Reading “Blogger Recognition Award: Why I Blog & Tips for New Bloggers”

Life

just 10 photos to remind you that black cats are wonderful

Black cats are beautiful, yet Cats Protection say that in 2017 alone, black cats took 13% longer to rehome than cats of any other colour. I don’t know why this is – maybe people prefer the patterns of a tabby or the colours of a calico. Maybe it’s down to age-old superstitions that black catsContinue Reading “just 10 photos to remind you that black cats are wonderful”

Blogging Life

falling for fall – 10 questions about autumn

Thanks to Hebah for tagging me in the Falling for Fall tag! I LOVE autumn, I’d say it’s one of my favourite seasons, but I swear I say that at the start of every season. Or even the slightest change in the weather. Nevertheless, right now it is my favourite and I’m having a great time doingContinue Reading “falling for fall – 10 questions about autumn”

Life

Sweeping it under the carpet: mental health in the workplace

Every single one of my closest friends has been affected in some way by mental health issues, so to say it’s something close my heart would be an understatement. This year’s World Mental Health Day is focused on mental health in the workplace. Having worked in a toxic work environment I have a whole loadContinue Reading “Sweeping it under the carpet: mental health in the workplace”

Blogging Life Self Care

an important reminder: it’s okay to take a break sometimes

It has not escaped my attention that I’ve not posted a lot recently. Just like all the other blogs I’ve ever started, I stopped after a couple of months. I’ve never quite cracked the code to being able to post consistently. And I don’t just mean consistent in quantity, I mean quality too. Just beforeContinue Reading “an important reminder: it’s okay to take a break sometimes”