199 inaccessible tube stops

Travelling through London as a wheelchair user

When I moved to London to pursue a postrgraduate degree, I quickly realised that Londoners absolutely love talking about the tube. What lines get them from home to work, what disruptions have they experienced? Quite often,…

3 min

Romance and Renovation

The trials and tribulations of keeping the love alive whilst the builders are in! 

When we embarked on renovating our home, I thought the most challenging thing was going to be whether we could afford it and if we would be able to get the right tradesmen in to do…

4 min

My Journey Into Motherhood

Losing and rediscovering my sense of self after becoming a mother

Two years ago I completely lost sense of who I was. I had little idea of what I was really feeling, I didn’t know who I was supposed to be, I didn’t recognise the person I saw…

5 min

Now Now Now!

How instant online gratification has led to our modern day culture of impatience

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal (yes, scandal is the right word) and after reading Annabel’s rather brilliant feature looking at the future of blogging, I’m thinking a lot about the internet right now….

5 min

Selling Your House (whilst trying to stay sane)

The realities of preparing your home for a potential buyer viewing

Three weeks ago we decided to put our house on the market. We have lived here for 12 years and our children have grown up in this little corner of the world. We love our home…

5 min

The Future of Blogging is Alive and Kicking

An Essay on the Current Status and Future of Blogging in 2018

Go get a cuppa friend – find yourself a comfy top pot on the sofa or snuggle down beneath the sheets of a Sunday lie-in. This is a long one, which I’m afraid could not be…

14 min

Book Review: The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Something for the weekend

I’ve always been drawn to stories of people, especially children. overcoming situations of adversity. So when I stumbled upon a synopsis of ‘The Glass Castle’, I immediately added it to my list of things to read…

3 min

Confessions of a Spend Thrift

Or muddling my way through money management

Last week, on my way home from work, I stopped to buy a Kinder Bueno while waiting for my 6.15 train at Blackfriars. After spending far too long looking at the cover of magazines that I…

4 min

The World’s Least Likely Weightlifter

Discovering positive mental health, confidence and friendship through CrossFit

Up until the age of 27, I was the biggest PE dodger you could ever hope to meet. My tactic during school rounders games was to get as far away from the action as possible and…

8 min