‘Good’ enough?

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Sitting in the morning traffic, I looked up and absentmindedly read the advert on the back of the bus ahead of me. It was describing something as ‘GOOD’. I found myself wondering why… Continue reading

Fast-forward to the good part

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You know that feeling when you wish you could skip the difficult or boring periods of life? Fast-forwarding a film you’ve seen a dozen times to revisit your favourite scene. Longing to skip… Continue reading

How will you use yours?

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Countless books and articles suggest how we can we get more of it. Magazines write lists telling us who has the most of it. The majority of us probably feel on a day… Continue reading

Revels Unending

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There’s something about the complexity yet simplicity of Shakespeare which I have always found appealing. The way such antiquated language can express such beauty and clarity is simply amazing. I also love the… Continue reading

Creatively Restful

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I wrote earlier in the year about how I’ve been learning just how important it is to rest. About how doing nothing isn’t the same as resting, and how I’ve needed to learn… Continue reading

Living with white space

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It’s 1997. My early teenage bedroom is plastered with magazine pages; boybands and song lyrics fight for space across the walls and ceiling. Fast-forward a few years and it’s Vogue fashion shoots, punctuated… Continue reading

Perfect imperfection

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Do you ever get the feeling some of our role models are a little unattainable? Are we only instructed to focus on the perfect aspects of these exemplar human beings? Every day we… Continue reading

Collecting the world

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“To collect photographs is to collect the world” – Susan Sontag, On Photography What is it that makes you pull your camera or phone out and take a photo of something? My husband… Continue reading

Lessons in Resting

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Here are some things that I’ve learned in the last few years. 1 I enjoy being busy, though complain about it all the time. So often I answer the question ‘How are you?’… Continue reading

Into the wild

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Last Monday morning I dragged myself out of bed, mindlessly drank a cup of coffee and managed to shove my hair into something almost resembling a topknot. I probably didn’t bother to look in the mirror before… Continue reading