‘Whatever Gets You Through the Day, it’s Ok’ – Self-Care Strategies for Realists

Have you ever looked back upon a time in your life and thought is that me? It can’t be. I’ve been daydreaming about my summers during university, when I worked part time and wrote sprawling essays and stories for my own enjoyment. I mean, really? I did that? I sat there in that kingdom of […]

Hello Flowers

Hello Flowers

This morning I spent more than was right and proper on some wondrous, metallic, grass-green nail polish (style inspiration: The Big Lebowski) and then came home to something MUCH BETTER: unexpected Sunday sunshine. All the flowers came out to say hello. Which got me to thinking…

The Best Things in Life (That are Free):

1. Sunshine, in spring, in Scotland.
2. The toasty clean smell of ironing. Also, fresh bedsheets.
3. Watching the neigbours kids screaming while leaning out of the car roof while their dad drives them up and down the driveway.
4. (As my friend Jen said, and she was right) washing blowing on the washing line.
5. Having dinner cooked for you.
6. Putting off til tomorrow what you could have done today, because it was sunny, and there will be more time. There always is.