In these tough times, I am all about finding moments of joy and sunshine to revel in. Luckily for me, I can find a lot of that in books! Here are the five books that I can pick up off the shelf, that I know will bring a smile to my face. The Princess Bride … Continue reading Five Books That Bring Me Joy! | Books & Culture
Anyone else feeling like they are stuck in a creative rut at the moment? Oh, you mean the whole of the world feels the same thanks to a global pandemic? Yeah, I thought so. Being creative is a pretty large part of my life; I run this blog, a theatre company, work on my bullet … Continue reading How to Get Yourself Feeling Creative! | rosie abigail
Four days into May and I’m only just talking about my April favourites! I’m sorry it’s taken longer than usual but I’m going to be honest with you; my anxiety has been here. I’ve been struggling to focus, been lacking creativity, and generally have just felt like I have a bee buzzing around my belly, … Continue reading April 2020 Favourites | Books, Style, Houseplants, and more!
I’m now entering week seven of working from home thanks to the coronavirus pandemic (I think? It could be week thirteen-hundred, I’ve lost track of time). I’m an asthmatic, so I was always going to be on isolation and lockdown. Like everyone else in the UK, not being able to go out or see fellow … Continue reading Books I’ve Read in Lockdown | Chat & Reviews
If my hayfever is anything to go by, we are well and truly into Spring! To me, Spring is the season for cleaning and renewal and lists, and that’s given me the inspiration for this post. There are so many things that make me happy about the turn of the season, and there are some … Continue reading My Spring Essentials | 2020
I’ll be honest, I’m not one for partaking in tags but this one piqued my interest. Why, you ask? Because - books! I’m a sucker for anything book related or bookish. I saw this tag on my friend Janet’s blog and thought I’d give it a go! (I have also seen she's tagged me in … Continue reading Bookish Bucket List Tag! | Literature, Books, and more…
With all this “free”/locked at home time, I’ve been in a little battle with myself. On one side, I have my anxiety fueled, workaholic self, who is annoyed that I haven’t been productive. Then on the other side, I have my self-care driven self, who is pushing for more naps and more snacks. Sometimes, the scales tip and I end up falling down one of those holes. But for the most part, I’ve been finding joy in balancing between the two! Although normal life has been pushed to the side, I’m beginning to get a kind of new normal routine, balancing my productive and self-care priorities. So, let me tell you what I’ve been up to in these weeks of self-isolation, between working from home, looking out of the window, and video calling my family.