Tag: Love

The joys of being a parent…

  and the guilt, worry, anxiety and major stress that comes with it!   This post was inspired by talking to my lovely author friend and fellow blogger, Debbie Ioanna. We have very similar writing styles and it’s obvious that we see many things in the same way. Debbie suggested that we should do a

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That’s your advice? Really…?

I see these really annoying posts all of the time on social media, generally Facebook. They are sponsored posts usually advertising to me because a friend of mine likes their page… Well, I haven’t liked your page so I don’t want to see your stupid article… anyway, the ones that really rile me are usually

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Day of Dance

  The Day of Dance in Saltaire is exactly what it says it is… An entire day dedicated to all things dance. From Morris to Ballroom, West African to Lancashire Step Clog. There’s something for everyone and it’s all aimed at beginners, so even if you’ve never danced a step you can still definitely join

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Love is unconditional…

…relationships are not.   I would definitely not consider myself to be a conformist; Abide by the rules? Yes. Conformist? Never. I was never the girl who fantasised about getting married. I didn’t plan my kids names and I certainly didn’t dream about a ‘Knight in shining armour’ coming to sweep me off my feet.

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“Do you have a plan?”

“I don’t even have a pla…”     I love making plans! In fact I love the planning more than the doing. I get excited about all of these wonderful things I’m going to do, then my anxiety kicks in and I freak out. Well it can sod off. I’m busy this year and anxiety

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Northumberland Day Three

Our third and final day. Seahouses was on the agenda today. My Uncle John and Aunty Janet were up this way for a short break so we called to see them. A visit to Seahouses wouldn’t be complete without some delicious fish and chips. We usually get ours from the main restaurant near the roundabout

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Return of the Jack

  On the 26th of June 2017, my Mum, Jean Hames and Michael Jackson (No, not that one), adopted this cute little doggle from BARK rescue centre in Berwick upon Tweed. He was known as ‘Spot’ at BARK but Jean and Michael renamed the adorable Jack Russell, Jack. At only 20 months old he was

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Who doesn’t love a good psycho?

    Charming, charismatic, focused, driven, dedicated to their dreams and goals. Those dreams and goals may well be to remove your skin and wear it but at least he’s a man with a plan…   What is that we find so attractive about these people? Does everyone find them attractive, or should my friend

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Love at first sight?

    We all want to find ‘the one’, fall in love and live happily ever after. I’m a big fan of the kind of shows where people are looking for love. I always watched ‘Blind Date’, I am an avid fan of ‘First Dates’ and I’m glued to the TV for ‘Undateables’. I suppose

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Just one day at a time.

I will promote the importance of understanding mental health issues until it is no longer a taboo subject. I will happily stand up in front of people and tell them how I once found it so difficult to leave the house that my Dad had to literally pick me up and carry me in to

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