You can leave the house in the morning fuzz free, but that night, or in the harsh glare of the light in the ladies loo at work, you will spot a great big dark, thick hair sprouting from your chin or neck. I can grow facial hair faster than my husband!
I put my Christmas decorations up last weekend. “Fuck it”, I thought, “I need some Christmas sparkle in my life and I need it NOW!” In the middle of our second Lockdown in the UK, things seem a bit grim at the moment. As well as having to stay at home and stay awayContinue reading “Too Soon For Christmas Decorations? Nonsense! It’s Good For You!”
As many as 8 out of 10 people have got one … I’ve got one right now! They can give you a feeling of dread when their name pops up on your phone. They can leave you feeling emotionally drained as you deal with their life dramas, but they don’t give a shit about yours.Continue reading “Toxic Friends: Time to spring clean your dysfunctional relationships?”
I was going to use that extra hour in the morning to get fit and get organised. I was going to fulfil my super productive dreams for work and life and clean the bloody house more than once per week.
I can overthink things, clench my jaw until it hurts, grind my teeth, talk in my sleep, sense knots in my stomach, feel anxious and sometimes overwhelmed. Luckily, not all at the same time mind you, but it will be an extremely rare day not to feel at least one of these sensations. You knowContinue reading “It’s Time to Take Your Chill Pill”
I like to add a little extra hot water to the tub and luxuriate in the scents, candleglow and the large glass of wine that has been patiently awaiting for my attention.
People aren’t great at social distancing. Let’s face it, human beings are a social species. Our whole lives have revolved around mingling with others in close proximity. To suddenly be told to keep our distance from each other is a tough pill to swallow and seems to be proving quite difficult.
Back in the day, before we had cordless phones at home and all used a landline (yes, there was communication before the mobile!), phones would often live on a dedicated table of some sort. Not far away you would find pen and paper for jotting down those all important messages. This was the place, satContinue reading “The Joy of Doodling”
I admit that when I arrived and she came to the door with sanitiser in one hand and a temperature gun in the other, I did burst out laughing and proclaim ‘Fuck me Helen! You look like a stormtrooper!”.
Let’s face it, if we did have a go at a trim ourselves, who can honestly say they got tooled up? More likely, it was a quick grab of anything we could lay our hands on that would restore vision – kitchen scissors, nail scissors or even the ones we only use Christmas and birthdays for cutting wrapping paper.