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
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)
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
Now there are many things that I love about Jon but my favourite has got to be when he pokes his head around the door and says, “Jeeesssss, I have an idea…” He then pauses and tries to look very innocent. These ideas, without fail, will either make me belly laugh or they will challenge me … More The Graceless Living PODCAST
Yes, I am actually doing it, I am taking to the streets, forests, rivers wherever my feet will take me and I am giving bird watching a go. However, before I even step out of the door there are a few things that I need to know first. So I went off in search for … More Before I start bird watching…
I know I am late but I guess it is still women’s history month right? I feel like I have not celebrated International Women’s Day enough over the years and I want to do something to change that. So I took some time out to educate myself about a few inspirational women that have helped … More How I celebrated International Women’s Day
29th February 2020 As always if you are interested feel free to read but a reminder that this is a diary that I am enjoying writing to keep me on track. I feel like I have a lot to prove to myself this week and really want to get going with a lot of weight … More Week 10: Just keep going