Time Flies When You’re

...there are rich, gorgeous, vibrant ideas tucked into a corner of my brain. You might know the one – it’s that out of the way, kind of awkward to get to place that you shove everything you don’t have the energy to deal with? The one that you need to drag out the step ladder to get to, move four boxes and a rusty fan to even see.

Gardening and my Lack of Green Thumb

Garden, Plants, Green Thumb, Black Thumb

Gardens have so much potential, don’t you think? I love them dearly. Sadly, I have a black thumb. I’ve bought pot plants no less than five times and none of them have ever survived longer than maybe a month. The irony is that my mother is the queen of gardening. Wonder where that talent went? … Continue reading Gardening and my Lack of Green Thumb

Adult Colouring Books

Colouring, Colour Therapy, Adult Colouring

Adult colouring books are rapidly becoming a thing. I was first exposed to them last year as a way of combating depression and, since at the time I was willing to try anything to get rid of my depression, I gave them a whirl. It didn’t work very well. This is probably because my artistic … Continue reading Adult Colouring Books


Writing, Writing Journey, Author

I’ve never written about writing before which just now strikes me as a bit strange. It’s such a big part of my life, it’s something that fills up hours of my day. So, let’s talk about writing a bit. It’s something that I didn’t appreciate being able to do at all until I stopped being … Continue reading Writing

My Happy Jar

Credit for this idea goes to both Ayesha Desai and Tasneem Basha for without them, I never would have done it. Yesterday, I sat down and made my very own Happy Jar. It wasn't very complicated in theory - pen, paper, jar. But then I had to think... What does make me happy? At first, … Continue reading My Happy Jar