What makes you feel alive? A list of life-affirming, happy things

I’ve borrowed this idea from the wonderful post ‘what makes you come alive?’ by Cup of Jo. I adore her list of life’s little moments that fill her with joy, my favourite being ‘kids with chipped nail polish’! I’m a real advocate for appreciating the little things and Jo’s post really got me thinking about the small, simple and often overlooked details in the everyday that make life so sweet.…

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My thoughts on Valentines Day

I’m a hopeless romantic so for me, Valentines Day has always generated some excitement. At school, it was the torturous wait to see if I’d receive a card from someone other than my mum – or Grandad, bless him. In Year 3, I was thrilled when a boy called Charlie got me one of those fantastically tacky plastic gem rings. My first real experience of being someone’s Valentine though was…

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