Words to Help & Inspire: Maya Angelou’s ‘Still I Rise’

The poet Maya Angelou has always been close to my heart, especially her poem 'Still I Rise'. It was also the favourite poem of my lovely friend Jemma, who passed away a couple of years ago. It has always been something that has made me feel determined and picked me up whenever I have been… Continue reading Words to Help & Inspire: Maya Angelou’s ‘Still I Rise’


Trialling the Pomodoro Technique

Tomato timers at the ready... I struggle with concentration and fatigue quite a bit and much more than your average chipmunk. There are actual proper medical reasons for this, connected with some fascinating thing I have wrong with me, which I won't bore you with. Therefore, the average battle against procrastination, mind wandering, blanks and wondering… Continue reading Trialling the Pomodoro Technique


A Room of Ones Own

This weekend, my husband and I decided to move about some furniture. Being terminally strapped for cash, our free alternative to redecorating is often a bit of a jiggle about with what we have. Yesterday, we moved the desk that was living in the junk room downstairs to where the fridge was, moved the fridge… Continue reading A Room of Ones Own