thoughts and things

Opinions

Why I love Christmas and don’t care it’s November¬†

Christmas isn’t just for Christmas….. I used to be one of those people. Thinking it was too soon. (I’ve always loved playing christmas music in my car by mid-November though). However I’ve had a change of heart. I love christmas. I love the run up […]

Are we not allowed to have opinions anymore?

I love a good debate. I love talking to others about a range of topics and I like to hear others opposing views. Having strong opinions and being able to discuss and justify your beliefs are very important skills. Listening to others point of view,¬† […]

Thinspiration?

What is this new word being bandied about? Thinspiration? I don’t know what to make of it really. There has been a lot of publicity about this word recently. People are questioning the use of this word. People are questioning whether magazines are using this […]

Mother’s Day: ceramic chickens and sentiments

OK – I’m going to say it. I am not a fan of Mothers Day. Yes, I know, I’m a mum. But why should I or my child feel compelled to celebrate me on a specific day? The fact that it is coming up this […]

A Year as a Mum: In Review

One year I have been a Mum. How do I feel? I feel relieved that everything feels like its falling into place at last. That I have something called ‘Normal’ that I can relate to again, a baseline upon which to base my days. Normal […]