7 things 2017 taught me

2018 I have been so looking forward to you. Mainly because it means the epic flaming shitshow that was 2017 is finally over. Don’t get…

The value of complaining (even when others are worse off)

Sometimes I find it so hard to say ‘I am finding this hard’. I would rather go through an experience twice than tell other people…

The middle

Credit: Mark Basarab I have always loved before and after stories. Cinderella transforming into a princess. The ugly duckling becoming a swan. The hungry caterpillar…

Bleak midwinter

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… As in I’m feeling incredibly sad. I knew this was coming even thoughout the past couple of…

What I learnt about marriage, two years in

Two years ago, I married HWSNBN. In front of friends of family I vowed to: ‘love you til the seas run dry, until the sun…

Ten years of us

Dear HWSNBN, Ten years ago today I was sat next to you in the Funky Fish as this song played: Praying you’d kiss me. Some…

Home is wherever I'm with you

I have been thinking recently about what makes a home recently as HWSNBN and I are thinking about moving. Our little flat is my haven. But sooner rather…