This week, I share a few of the things I have learned about my mental health as I have dug myself out of a hole. It's no secret that I've been feeling a bit rough round the edges of late. I wrote a bit about my mental health here a few months back, and I received … Continue reading On the meds, and on the mend: 5 things I have learned about my mental health
In the wake of the deaths of Scott Hutchison, Kate Spade, and Anthony Bourdain, people are talking much more openly about mental health. I came across a no-doubt-hackneyed epigram on Twitter this week, which whispered 'check on your strong friend.' This struck a chord. I am loud and outgoing, I wear my heart on my … Continue reading Check on your strong friend: Some thoughts on mental health
I used to be pretty inflexible when it came to food. Don't get me wrong, I'm not fussy at all, but I have some rules. I am a firm believer in a hot meal for dinner. Now and again - and only at the height of summer - we'll have bread, cheese, cured meat and … Continue reading This Week I’m Mostly: Upgrading Your Chilli Con Carne
Cat went back to work last week. Monday was the first day that she, The Boy, and I were all in different places for a whole day, and it felt pretty odd. I headed home early to give him his dinner, and to relieve my mum - who has generously taken on Monday childminding duties. … Continue reading Back to Work, Back to (the New) Reality
First off, sorry for the late post. I seem to have been plagued by ill health since The Boy came along. I guess a year of sleepless nights is bad for you. Who knew, right!? The theme of this week has been chest infection, exhaustion, light-headedness, and a stomach bug. If you think I am … Continue reading The 9 best food shows on Netflix
Hi folks, sorry for the radio silence last week, sometimes life gets in the way. This has been another hectic week, with a 650 mile round trip to visit my granny in Thurso, and The Boy turning one today! As a result, I haven't had time to write a full blog post. Instead, I am … Continue reading Review: Buck and Birch – nurture nature, eat.
Last week marked a significant watershed. For the first time since he was born almost a year ago, Cat and I broke free from the tyranny of our tiny human captor. For a whole evening. Together. Not content with this miraculous coup d'bébé, we doubled down - venturing out sans Boy again - this time … Continue reading This week I’m mostly… Reclaiming some freedom: first date night post baby