When is it time for a career change?

With the second lockdown looming ever so closely, I have started to think about some of the changes that have happened since the first lockdown. So many people have had to adjust their lives to this new normal, and I am not sure when it will ever begin to feel normal. People started up the […]

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Life update: It has been a while

life update after covid

To say it has been a while is a little bit of understatement. The last time that I even looked at this blog was back in May, and although it has been several months I have kept wanting to come back to here. As you know, right as lockdown started I lost my job and […]

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Monthly reads — May

I have had a bit of a reading slump probably for the past six months. I have always loved to read and found that books were a perfect escape from any stress that I may have. Over the last month I have managed to find my love of books once again, and decided to do […]

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I have been struggling

Not my usual upbeat kind of post. Throughout this pandemic, I have tried to be upbeat and positive, but I have learned that its ok sometimes to just feel the stress and take a bit of time to wallow I suppose. When the pandemic started, I was laid off and Tom’s new job got pushed […]

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Covid-19 date night

blanket fort date night

I won’t lie, it has been pretty hard for us during this lockdown. We have both lost our jobs, feeling claustrophobic in our flat and have had days where it has been difficult to find even the little joys. But in some ways it is reassuring knowing that we aren’t the only people who are […]

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Review: A Girl Called Whisper by Callie Robertson

I won’t lie, I have been in a bit of a reading slump. It has been about four months since I last read a book, and that has Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns which was truly spectacular. But after I finished it, I just wasn’t entirely sure of what was my next read. So […]

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6 binge-worthy TV shows

With everyone being stuck inside, it almost seems like there is no end in sight for this pandemic. Now if you have been spending copious amounts of time on social media (guilty as charged), people have all been dealing with this quarantine in various ways. Some are focusing on building their own businesses, others have […]

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Easy Recipe: Creamy Prawn Linguine

This is a simple and delicious recipe for creamy prawn linguine that is perfect for any occasion. During this lockdown, I have been experimenting with a variety of dishes — from making fresh hummus, finding the perfect style of homemade chips, pasta sauces and just taking the time to be more adventurous when I hadn’t […]

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Pre-Valentine’s date night

Valentine's date night

I have never been one to celebrate Valentine’s day, and not just because Tom would be the only person who I could celebrate it with. But I have grown up seeing my parents only ever exchange cards, teaching us that you should use every day to show people that you love them. Also, if you […]

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Starting the year off right

Since coming back from travelling and moving into our flat, money has been a little tight. Also, our work schedules make it difficult to plan anything too far in advance. However, we didn’t want our lack of money or awkward work times to stop us from taking time out to just spend with each other. […]

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