6.8.22 – Dear Dad

6.8.22 – Dear Dad

Dear Dad, Happy birthday! It’s been three years since you celebrated one- how crazy is that? I wanted to write this because this year feels different than the others. It’s been a bit of a brain dump so probably not the most cohesive thing I’ve written, but I suppose that’s fine all things considered. I also [...]

Food for… Stress

Food for… Stress

Hello my little lightbulbs! How’s your week been? With most exams over and summer getting well underway I’m hoping that you’re feeling good, and after our food for motivation post, motivated! It seems quite fitting for the time of year to talk about stress as it can be a time for a lot of pressure [...]

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 [...]