This week was mental health awareness week. I believe that being aware of your mental health as well as others’ shouldn’t just last for a week but the whole year. I want to reinforce the practice of spending time doing things you enjoy.Read More
After going up to Scotland and spending quite a lot of time on trains last week I found myself thinking a bit more about the lyrics of songs I was listening to. Here are some that have stood out to me as thoughtful or that make you think about the world in a different way.Read More
I am studying for my GCSEs in the UK and this is some of the typical work that I might do in a day, although it does change somewhat on a day to day basis depending on the subjects I do and what I am learning about.Read More
Easter weekend is upon us and I have made a list of some ways of celebrating the holiday.Read More
There are several things that I have been enjoying recently, it is really important to take time doing things that you enjoy, giving your mind a break from busy days and stressful situations.Read More
Here are the things that I usually do at the weekend, from baking to reading to blogging.Read More
Spring is officially upon us, and the flowers are coming out in full, a sure sign that summer is on the horizon. I do like winter, but after four months of cold weather with only a dusting of snow it is about time that the seasons are changing.Read More
These are some ways that will hopefully help you achieve your goals: Make sure they are attainable. I believe you can achieve anything you want to, but you have to be realistic about the work you are going to have to put in and the time it’s going to take.Read More
These are ten facts about me.
I used to live in New Zealand. I lived in Christchurch, the largest city in the South Island, for four years. New Zealand is such a beautiful country and everyone seems to know each other as the population is so much smaller than the UK.
Happiness is to me, a state of contentment and gratefulness. It is not possible to be happy all the time, but there are things which you can do to find a more positive state of mind.Read More
I find so much joy in reading a good book, it allows the mind to relax on a story rather than worrying over the daily stresses. Thursday was World Book Day, a yearly charity event with the aim of promoting reading.Read More
Sometimes life can seem a bit difficult. Whether you have a bad day, are feeling down or something has gone wrong for you, it can be hard to find things that help you feel more better. If you are a positive person or not it is always a good thing to appreciate the little things.Read More
I really like watching musicals, especially those from the 1930s to 1960s. It started with watching The Sound of Music and The Wizard of Oz and then the perfect partnership of Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. You can trust a Hollywood musical to end happily ever after.Read More
I go to Scotland regularly as most of my extended family live there. It has to be my favourite place alongside New Zealand. The scenery is beautiful – even the motorways are surrounded by rolling countrysideRead More
I thought it would be apt to write about some of the ways we can be more eco-friendly after the various protests happening to help stop climate change.Read More
I believe that we should show some love to ourselves this Valentine’s day. We can sometimes forget how we are feeling in our busy lives and it can be hard to stop and take some time to relax.Read More
During the winter months, often you may need to take some more care over your skin. The cold weather can be very drying and combined with the constant heat of radiators, it can get quite irritated.Read More
In the past few years social media has mostly developed into a platform of negativity, it seemed to start as an exciting opportunity to connect with people all over the world, but recently…Read More
Hello everyone, I am in year 10 in the UK and studying for my GCSEs. Quite often lately I have been feeling unmotivated when it comes to doing the work…Read More
I made this delicious cake for my 15th birthday yesterday. A light vanilla and raspberry sponge topped with a white chocolate cream.Read More
Hello and welcome to 2019! I love reading and in 2018 I read 40 books. I would like to have more time to read but it increasingly feels like I can’t fit it in with all of the other things I have to do.Read More
Hello and welcome to my blog!
Previously on this blog I wrote poetry but I am updating it and starting to write about lifestyle and wellbeing. I will write about whatever is on my mind and the things that interest me.