14/04/2020 Have you ever just had the urge to be good at something that you are simply horrible at? Well, for me that is baking. I cannot bake, like, at all. I am nervous every time I come to try it, it is an art, and I am not an artist. I am too heavy … More Learning how to bake: Packet Cookies?
April More than ever it is important to protect your mental health. Why don’t you have a go at Hygge and change your daily lockdown routine!
I have always loved Easter, it feels so fresh, and the sun is always shining (apart from this Easter Sunday were it rained, hailed and thundered). It makes for such a lovely day. It then occurred to me that I haven’t yet applied what I love about Hygge to my Easter celebrations, so this year … More My Easter Hygge Experience
Have you ever just had the urge to be good at something that you are simply horrible at? Well, for me that is baking. I cannot bake, like, at all. I am nervous every time I come to try it, it is an art, and I am not an artist. I am too heavy handed … More I will learn how to bake.
We have been in lockdown in the UK for about 3 weeks now. Aside from live sessions and filming videos for the children I work with, I have been using my two weeks of Easter holiday to try and be creative. This has also given me a chance to work my way through the anxiety … More What I have been doing during lockdown (UK)
Melmoth by Sarah Perry Sarah Perry’s novel explores the themes of guilt and loneliness. There is a mythical being called Melmoth; a woman with bloody feet who stalks and terrifies guilty souls, waiting for her opportunity to offer them an escape from their eternal punishment to join her torment. Melmoth is a woman that witnessed Jesus’ resurrection … More Book Review: Melmoth
We have made another episode of The Graceless Living Podcast and I must admit I did enjoy this one. Our lives have been turned upside down by Covid-19 and it’s ok to talk about it. During this episode Jon & Jess talk about how they are coping with lockdown in the UK. Not only that but … More PODCAST | Episode 2: Quarantine UK
Ok, I have been meaning to post this for a few weeks but I got distracted by the global pandemic, and I am only now catching up. Forgive me? 17th March 2020 As a Northern Irish lass living in England, I like to celebrate St Patricks Day as a way to connect with home. During … More How I celebrated St Patricks Day
The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells The Invisible Man is a classic that I had not read and when I was given it as a part of a blind book date that I participated in. I was very grateful as it was short and could easily be read in a weekend, however by the end I … More Book Review: The Invisible Man