It’s easy to feel bogged down with life’s ‘inconveniences’ so I thought that to lift my spirits up a little, I will create this very brief post where I can remind myself of 10 positive things (no matter how small) that are actually OK! It is Winter, which means cosy pyjamas, Christmas drinks from Starbucks and … More My 10 Positive Things About Today!
I bought the Victoria’s Secret Pure Daydream hand cream a while back…nearly 3 years ago, but only just thought of noting it down, here, on this humble, little, electronic space of mine. Usually, I’m the type of person who almost dislikes hand cream; the reason being, I hate the feeling of having almost damp or sticky hands … More Victoria’s Secret Hand Cream Review
For this post I will be referring to the original 1991 Disney classic: Beauty and the Beast. Lumière and Cogsworth, I believe, are two of the most important characters in the film; two whose symbolic importance are probably overlooked by some viewers. They represent light and time. Lumière is the epitome of gentlemanly, civil behaviour and optimism. His … More Lumière and Cogsworth
Literature is a great way to connect with others and for escapism. I would like to share some of the classics I have enjoyed reading … More 5 Must Read Nineteenth – Century Classics
Happy Easter! It’s been a while since I have posted on my small, humble space on the internet. Today I made some, what I refer to as, ‘peanut butter balls’. They are a simple mix of plain Scottish oats, golden syrup, and peanut butter. Unfortunately, today I had to use maple syrup as my golden … More No-Bake Peanut Butter Treats
The other day, I watched a clip from Dead Poets Society, starring Robin Williams. It was from the scene where Robin Williams’ character talks about the notion of carpe diem: “because we are food for worms […] because believe it or not each and every one of us in this room is one day going … More Motivation – Carpe Diem
That feel when… I am able to remove my platform boots from my burning soles, after wondering round town for 4 hours. You make the perfect cup of tea. You finished watching the Avatar: The Last Airbender series and don’t know what to do with your life. You see an act of kindness towards an … More TFW …
Since the start of the academic year I have been a very stressed panda with work, living situation and just tense in general. This does not help when it comes to sleep. For Christmas I asked my mum to get me this bottle of lavender pillow mist that is available in M&S stores. It only … More Lavender Pillow Mist
The Oxford English Dictionary classifies ‘pie’, the food, as ‘A baked dish of fruits, meat, fish, or vegetables, covered with pastry (or a similar substance)’. But what about fish pie or cottage pie where there is no pastry, instead, there is a lovely layer of mashed potato. Then, there’s the old use of the word … More What, Actually, Is Pie??
I don’t know about anyone else, but I’ve hit that stage in the academic year where you are pining for the Easter holidays and for there to be a period of chill, no deadline stress. Yesterday, I was thinking about what songs have made me feel uplifted when I’m stressed or down? I listened to … More Feel Good Tunes You Should Listen To!