I’ve got a long history of ripping on January. Historically, I’ve hated it. I’ve called it the worst month of the year, the most depressing month of the year, and if there’d ever been a petition to bin January then my signature would have been right at the top. I mean, let’s be honest; at face value, there’s not a lot to like. It’s dark, it’s gloomy, there’s all that new year/new you pressure, all the Christmas fashion’s on the floor in the sale section, and – let’s be honest – the bank account’s always in a state of recovery this time of year. So I was more than a little bit surprised when the other day (in the middle of cleaning my bathroom – that’s when all the big thinking in my life happens, clearly) that so far, I’ve actually really enjoyed January.
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And just like that, we’ve hit the end of the road! Goodbye 2018! It’s been an amazing year full of surprises, amazing food and friends (which always tend to come hand in hand!), two incredible holidays (I dipped my toes in Canadian glacier water and the Gulf of Mexico this year…), a giant inflatable pineapple, […]
Wouldn’t it be great if they bottled Motivation? So whenever you were feeling stuck in that emotional rut of “I just can’t be arsed” you could just drag yourself to your local supermarket and literally stock up on cans of whoop ass that would give you that much needed boost to get stuff done. They’d […]
On Being #instagrounded
What’s your favourite Instagram filter? Come on, everyone’s got one. Mine’s Valencia. I. Love. It. One click of that beautiful button is akin to squirting half a bottle bleach down a grotty loo; it smooths over a multitude of sins. It brightens a gloomy day, makes my face cream look as if it’s punching way […]