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Anyone else feel like they are missing a decade?

Somehow, it is 2019. I seem to have lost a whole decade somewhere. You mention 10 years ago and I think Spice Girls, university, nights out drinking with friends. But that was 20 years ago. TWENTY! I have been vegetarian for 20 years. I left for uni 20 years ago. I passed my driving test […]

Goodbye and good riddance to February, the Monday of months

That feeling of gloom after a fun weekend. Back to reality, work and routine. Classic Monday morning feeling. But also applicable to the whole of February! January is full of expectation for the year ahead. Many make resolutions intended to kickstart the year in a positive way. But then February hits. Snow days are actually […]

Unromantic newlyweds: why we won’t be celebrating Valentine’s Day

Chris and I have just had our 6 month wedding anniversary (I can’t believe it has been that long already!) and now days later it is Valentine’s Day. But we won’t be making any fuss. Cards and presents have already been snubbed. We have NEVER done them! Excuse my bluntness but they are mostly vomit […]

What REALLY happens on a school trip…

Last week I accompanied Anya and her year group on a school trip to Windsor Castle. It was great fun and I loved spending extra time with her and making memories together. I was a little disappointed as I has been on the equivalent trip with Matthew 3 years ago and we’d gone to Hampton […]

Vegan sausage rolls and a world that mocks plant eaters

Veganism seems to be a threatening concept. I have come to this conclusion based on the vitriol that has been spouted in the media over the last few months. I think the militancy and assumed superiority of some vegan activists has contributed to this. It causes a knee jerk reaction from the mainstream that is […]