Love Is

Ten years and a week ago, I went to my friend’s wedding. The friend is 10 years older than me, so he was the same age that I am now. I remember being a guest at his wedding and feeling so young like I was a witness to a grown up world. He seemed so … More Love Is

Weigh Back When

The first time I remember ever interacting with children my own age was in playschool. The playschool was in a church near where my nan lived and I remember my mum used to take me to my nan’s early in the morning, and she’d then walk me to playschool or, sometimes, we got the bus. One … More Weigh Back When

13 Reasons

There’s a thing going round at the moment – the #13ReasonsWhyImHappy Challenge. So after such an emotional post the other day, I’m going to take part. So without further ado – and in no particular order – I present to you the 13 reasons why I’m happy! 1) I’m getting married in 41 days! AAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH A … More 13 Reasons

I’m Not Worried

Before 18 months ago, my friend’s dad died. Not a happy start, I know, but bear with me. I was at home. My fiancé was in Birmingham, drinking at the Christmas market with friends, and I was waiting for him to call or text to say he was on the train and he wanted to … More I’m Not Worried

Rite of Passage

Last Saturday marked exactly 8 weeks before my wedding day, and I celebrated by having a hen do with my friends and family in Liverpool. It was a bright and colourful weekend filled with alcohol, friends, and, of course, feather boas. I had been worried at first about how well everyone would gel together. I … More Rite of Passage

Royal Reflections

I’m writing this on the day of the London Marathon, but it will be published the day after. This day is significant, in a way, because of the media that has surrounded it recently. The media I’m talking about is the programme Mind Over Marathon and the input of the royals into the discussion of mental … More Royal Reflections