2017; my year of a thousand tears

Finally, 2017 has come to an end. A year in which I have struggled, a culmination of a dozen endings with no new beginnings, just an expanse of limbo and sadness whilst trying to work out what is the meaning of my life and my next steps forward. Being alone a lot of the year has meant … Continue reading 2017; my year of a thousand tears

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Merry Consumermas!

I know I sound like a massive scrooge, and believe me I’ve tried so hard to get into the spirit of things… but to be honest I don’t really get Christmas. Granted, I come from a mixed race household and I am not of a wholly Christian background however every element of Christmas is now … Continue reading Merry Consumermas!

The leaves are changing… Thank goodness

In recent years, the changing of seasons has made me nervous. What was once a linear Spring- Summer- Autumn- Winter transition pattern, is now a zig zag of all four randomly appearing at various points in the year. Although Donald Trump flat out denies that climate change is even a reality, the ever increasing incidences … Continue reading The leaves are changing… Thank goodness

Decluttering without sending to landfill

Although I admire those who have adopted a minimalist lifestyle, I have definitely not reached that level of self control just yet. However, I have been decluttering recently as my parents are moving out of our family home of over ten years. Through sorting through my room, I have uncovered things I have hoarded since … Continue reading Decluttering without sending to landfill