So I’ve had a think about New Years resolutions and like many other people after the uncertainty of last year, and the news that we have received on the 4th I wasn’t going to bother, that is until I had an “optimist moment”. An optimist moment is a brief thought that catches you off guard and wipes all of the cynical away. It is a moment of hopeful abandonment and disregard for the pandemic and lockdown restrictions that are surrounding you. Recently, these optimist moments are few and fleeting so I believe that I should take advantage of my and explore what came to me. At its core I thought that instead of making New Years resolutions, I could make 2021 goals. … More My Optimist Moment
This holiday has become one of my favourites, an anticipated glutenous Sunday with a bank holiday either side…yes please. Easter has also developed into a bit of a tradition in the Graceless household due to our glorious lamb roast. [Click HERE to see last years] We love cooking together and will take any excuse to apron-up, … More A Graceless Easter Sunday
So… I’ve been lacking a lot of motivation lately and came up with a way to keep myself accountable. If this is of any interest to you then I hope you enjoy, here is a letter to myself that I will read in a month. (This post might make sense to read first)
If you have seen last week’s post [find it here] you will know that I wrote about living a Hygge life and how my partner and I felt about it. Towards the end of the week we began to conclude…. why not let’s carry on? So here is a list of Hygge things that we did … More Hygge: 3rd – 10th March
According to the Mental Health Society 74% of people in the UK feel stressed or are suffering from exhaustion to the point were they could not cope. I was one of those people. So here is what I did about it.
Total loss: 9lbs So I had a holiday during this time, one of the days is pretty bad
How to be a Woman by Caitlin Moran So this is a book that has been on my shelf for nearly a year now. I’d been recommended it by countless women, saying, “there’s no way you can’t be a feminist after reading this book, this book will make you proud to be a woman, this … More How to be a Woman by Caitlin Moran [Review]
There are some experiences in life that I just wouldn’t have if it wasn’t for the obscure hobbies of my partner. This weekend happened to be one of them. The other half and I traveled up to Leicester and had a first class fine dining experience on a stunning heritage railway that hosts the Charnwood … More First: Dinner on a steam train
Although my post Why I am running for The Christie has just been published, I have been training for the past two weeks and it has been difficult. I am not just talking “oh my legs hurt” difficult, I am talking about compressed nerve, attacked by a dog, nearly quit difficult.
Well I say Easter roast, as we cook quite a bit at home already we decided to treat ourselves to an M&S Easter. We basically have cheated and it feels great! Here’s how it turned out.