Emily writes: Narrowing it down to just my 5 favourite nuggets of wisdom has been incredibly hard… but I’ve managed it (eventually)! So, before I ramble on any longer, here’s Meredith Grey’s top 5 nuggets of wisdom, and the lessons I’ve learnt from them.
Have you been working really hard and are in dire need of a break? Or perhaps you’re looking for a different place to celebrate a birthday? Well look no further than my home city – Nottingham. A persistent rumour that there were 10 women to every man meant that it […]
For some, the ‘C’ word, (NOT that one) is frowned upon to even mention this time of year. But for others, Christmas could not come quick enough. I am in the latter category, I absolutely love Christmas time and I like to get organised early so that I can enjoy […]
No, this post does not come too early. Many people use the new year as a clean sheet to start setting new goals and get into good habits. While I think this can sometimes be beneficial, I think that for most people it is just an excuse to delay objectives […]
Its completely normal for relationships to change once you start a family. Some relationships will drift apart, others will become stronger than ever, and you will find that you make new relationships long the way. My other half The father to my children. If its even possible I love him […]
Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for a night out on the town… but it comes to a point when you’d rather do something that doesn’t involve alcohol. There’s no harm in drinking every now and again, but it really isn’t the be all and end all of student life. […]
Baltic Flour Mills was opened in 1950 by Rank Hovis, though the building was designed and construction work began in the 1930s, (it was discontinued during the war which is why it was finally opened In 1950). It was probably named after the Baltic Sea as other Rank Hovis mills […]
Background I moved home to Belfast, Northern Ireland in July of this year. I thought for sure when I moved home that things would be fine, I’d get housed quickly by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) and I would be able to slowly piece my life back together. Boy/Girl/Non-Binary […]
I have this dilemma practically every day; I never know what to eat so early on in the day. Surely I’m not the only one? Check out these 5 easy recipes for quick and simple breakfast ideas to make your morning routine just that little bit more bearable!
Self care looks different for everyone and so it’s important to find what works for you. Whether that’s taking a bubble bath, reading a book or playing video games. There’s no correct way to practice self care
Plymouth. My hometown. It is… an interesting old place. Tucked away deep in the south west of the UK, Plymouth is beautiful, especially in the summer, with the waterfront, the sea breeze and the bustling city centre. Plymouth is welcoming and traditional. Of course, to most people, Plymouth is a […]
Bucket lists can serve many purposes beyond “what I want to do before I kick the bucket,” which is its traditional meaning. I have used my bucket list for a variety of purposes. For example, to add some extra fun into my life, to hold myself accountable to my goals, […]
I thought I would share my three favourite parenting related books, that I’m reading at the moment! Calm Parents, Happy Kids While many parenting books focus on changing a child’s behaviour, this book addresses the fact that children can only change when their relationship with their parents change. Dr. Laura […]
In My Opinion…. The average half-life of a tweet is 24 minutes. Twenty-four quick minutes… That’s nothing, right? What’s the odds that any badly worded or even emotionally charged tweet will be seen by the intended party? Well, let me tell you, the odds are actually very good! Think Before You Click: […]
Getting fired is painful, one of those situations we all try to forget, but it happens. All to often we get comfortable in our jobs for those who work for an organization/company everything seems be going great and then suddenly you get a dreaded call “Can you stop by HR, […]
It’s so easy to put ourselves last. This modern world we are living in is very fast paced and overwhelming at times. We are seemingly available 24/7 due to the use of social media. Life is busy for everyone. But why is ‘Me’ time important for the soul? ‘Me’ Time […]
In my previous post, I talked a bit about how important it is for you to keep developing yourself (i.e. moving forward) even if you’re feeling like everything you do is useless. Last time I left off, I was just about to take my first steps into the world of […]
TITLE: Atonement AUTHOR: Ian McEwan PUBLISHER: Jonathan Cape AGE GROUP: 16+ (Explicit themes are discussed.) RATING: 5/5 Atonement is easily my favourite novel. I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to start reading postmodern fiction or explore the genre further. Ian McEwan is a master of crafting prose through language and structure […]
Pumpkin patch photos are flooding instagram, decorations are in every window and you have to go to the supermarket blindfolded to avoid impulse buying 20 tubs of Haribo – yes, Halloween is just around the corner!
I’ve never celebrated Halloween. I’ve never really seen the point of it. Perhaps it stems from the fact that we were never allowed to do anything for it as kids. In fact, we were that family who’d be sat at home with blinds closed, lights off and doors locked. However, […]