Rowan listens – 100 songs down, 900 to go

So in July  I drafted my life list : the ways in which I, Rowan January was going to fulfil my life’s ambitions, one step at a…

Out of time

This week I’ve thinking a lot about time. Namely how to get more time without employing Hermione’s amazing Time Turner. (Does anybody have one of…

Pre-engaged

This time last year HWSNBN and I were pre-engaged. Technically I suppose you could argue that we’d been pre-engaged from the first moment we kissed…

Autumn, love it, loathe it: it's (finally) here

The change from summer to autumn is normally my favourite time of year. There’s something about the crispness of the air, and the softness of the light…

Why do I want to be a counsellor?

I haven’t really blogged before about why I am retraining to become a counsellor. Partly because the question seems so personal. It goes to the…

Letters to my fiance

Dearest HWSNBN, I am taking a break from my studies to say, I will adore you forever if you buy me these shoes: Yes, I…

Planning our wedding ceremony

We’re currently in ‘the lull’ in our wedding planning. Most of big things (the venue, the date, the dress) have been booked. But it’s way…