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 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…

11 years of us

  In what has become an annual tradition around these parts, here is my anniversary letter to my other half He Who Shall Not Be…

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…

Spring has sprung

After a long, wet and windy winter, spring has finally sprung and it’s glorious. Happy spring equinox! There’s something about feeling the sunshine on your…

Dearest HWSNBN

Dearest HWSNBN, Happy nine-year anniversary! Just writing those words, I feel so old like an ancient relic. But it doesn’t feel like it’s been nine…