Reflecting on a year in lockdown

Since last March, we’ve been in and out of local and national lockdowns. But instead of dwelling on the negatives, I’m focusing on the positives and reflecting on the opportunities I’ve had to spend time trying new things.

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A recipe for friendship

There’s a quote I love – ‘Good friends are like stars – you can’t always see them, but you know they’re always there’. And it got me thinking, what makes a good friend? I think there are some crucial ingredients that make friendship work…

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Life after lockdown

I’m looking forward to lots of things in post lockdown life, but there are some things that I just don’t want to go ‘back to normal’ at all. Maybe not everything should go back to how it was…

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People Watching

Does anyone else love people watching?  There’s something therapeutic about just sitting back and taking the time to watch others going about their daily lives. Back when I was training to be a nurse, our lecturer set us a task to observe people in the hospital concourse, writing down what we discovered. The idea was […]

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My Own Path

When my parents were in their twenties, they bought their first house together. It was a run-down property that needed gutting and my Mum and Dad worked hard to raise the funds for their renovation project and did the house up themselves. This is something that I would also love to do, but it seems […]

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