When You’re Feeling Like You’re Not Good Enough

When You’re Feeling Like You’re Not Good Enough

Hello, my little lightbulb! How've you been doing? It’s officially May: my sister’s birthday month; the last month of Spring; and rhododendrons, one of my mum’s favourite plants (or at least her favourite to say), are in full bloom. I wanted to give you a little life update from my end as I haven’t posted [...]

Beeston Castle

Beeston Castle

Last Sunday I headed out to Beeston Castle with the famalam. My work-life balance has been absolutely shocking lately and it was absolutely essential for me to get out and not think about teaching and lesson plans for a while. With my Tudor Gothic module coming to an end, I was craving some Gothic vibes; [...]

Prioritising Self: March’s Top Cafes for Mindfulness

Prioritising Self: March’s Top Cafes for Mindfulness

Hello, my little lightbulbs! I hope that you’re doing well and feeling good and grounded in yourself. I, personally, haven’t felt so grounded lately; the three-job-boomerang has left me feeling a little bit whiplashed, disorientated and out of sorts. To reconnect I’ve been prioritising activities that make me feel happy: spending time outside in nature, brain-dumping [...]

Why Needing Your Partner Isn’t As Romantic As It Sounds

Why Needing Your Partner Isn’t As Romantic As It Sounds

Fleeting side glances and burning cheeks progress into declarations of love, gift-giving, cuddles, and all those lovely things that relationships bring. We’ve seen it in every single romance ever. Hetero boy meets hetero girl, their relationship builds until some great crisis occurs, they have a break and eventually return to each other and become stronger [...]