Fifteen years ago my family bought tickets to go and see Miss Saigon at the Edinburgh Playhouse. I was studying Acting and Performance at college at the time and annoyingly I had a show on the same night as Miss … Continue reading Miss Saigon: A review
It took me a whole month to read it, well nearly. 30th April to 25th May, so just short of 28 days to read the tome that is the 720 page A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara. A book that … Continue reading A Little Life: A review
So I was nominated for the versatile blogger award by the lovely Carol who blogs over at Born into the Wildlife . She writes about life and identity and her posts often spark further conversation on the topic. Carol is … Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award
Well this is exciting. I have never been nominated for one of these before and in the last two weeks I’ve been nominated for three! Since I only post once a week it might take me a while to go … Continue reading Sunshine blogger award
So I’ve been somewhat absent on this little blog for a couple of weeks, I’ve been in India on a work trip. I know, I know, I could have scheduled some posts to go live while I was away, but … Continue reading A blogging London day out
I complain about my single status on this blog ALL THE TIME. I’m sure you’re all sick of it by now, so you’ll be glad to hear that’s not what this post is about. You can thank me later. Have you heard the new Ellie Goulding song; Army? Well, she was tired of writing songs about boys and the stupid things that they do (although you’re not all innocent, are you Miss Goulding??) so Army is written for her best friend. So I’ve taken a leaf out of her book and this post is for my best friend. … Continue reading You don’t grow up with someone and then not grow old with them.
The half marathon broke me. Not physically. Physically I recovered in a couple of days. The aches eased, the bruises faded and the chafing (yes, the chafing!) healed. But mentally… mentally I was a bit broken. For 12 weeks prior to the half marathon that’s all I thought about. Training right, eating right, building muscle, increasing my distance, running up hills, running down them, sprinting, spin classes, weights sessions, injuries. Then, the day came and went and when I woke up on the Monday after and struggled into work I felt kind of free. I didn’t have to … Continue reading It seems I fell off the wagon…