That age old question – do people really change? When we adapt and grow into new situations, are we becoming someone else, or do the fundamentals of who we are actually change at all? I have a feeling it’s a bit of both. If I think about the person I am today, I can barely … More Who Do You Think You Are?
The relationship between siblings cannot be replaced by any other connection – there’s something about sharing childhood and DNA that makes it stronger than anything I’ve come across. It survives through all phases of life from irritating toddler, to needy pre-teen, to angsty teenager, to adulthood. It develops into something special and deep, that no … More Long Distance Sisters
It’s been around 2 weeks since I moved up permanently to the Peak District. Took my life and transported it 200 miles north to a new home, new job, and new surroundings. It’s safe to say it’s been a bit crazy – two days in Ikea, lots of self-built storage, learning new roads and train … More Moving On Up
So 2015 was a pretty interesting one, and also one of the toughest mentally I can remember having to deal with. There was nothing particularly traumatic that occurred, but I discovered towards the end of the year that I’d been building up a huge amount of sub-conscious stress and anxiety. This led to panic attacks, … More The Next Big Chapter
Being a commuter to London – or to any big city – can leave you feeling like a bit of a zombie. Heads down, gazes averted, we spend our morning journey avoiding eye contact and absorbing ourselves in our own little world. This might be a book, music, or technological wizardry that allows you to … More Keep Your Head Up