Writing

Now it’s home

Through the past four months, learning my new job, packing up my belongings, settling into my new home, making a million adjustments, I have had two firm pictures in my mind. The first, courtesy of my lovely sister, was the picture of the changes accomplished and me putting up my Christmas tree. I did this… Continue reading Now it’s home

lifestyle · Norwich · Nostalgia

A new dawn

I am slowly regaining my balance after a hectic autumn into which I have crammed enough life experiences to see me through at least a couple of years. I am enjoying my new job, settling into my new home, and just beginning to feel myself unfurling from the inevitable tension all these changes incur. Since… Continue reading A new dawn

lifestyle · Reflections and Intentions

Evaluation

Continuing with the theme of moving home, I find myself evaluating many of the things I use, deciding if they are things that I want to pay to move across the town I live in. Some things are so ingrained in my life that there is no need to query at all, which is the… Continue reading Evaluation

lifestyle · Norwich · Nostalgia · Purpose

Inevitable

If you watch the modern iteration of Dr Who you may be familiar with the departure of David Tennant's Doctor and his final, despairing phrase: "I don't want to go." Knowing that in the next two months I have to leave the flat I've been lucky enough to live in for the past fourteen years,… Continue reading Inevitable

lifestyle

Decluttering for maximalists

Oh, lawks - I have too much stuff, I need to de-clutter! 'The curse is come upon me,' cried The Lady of Shallot Those of us who are not minimalists face a big hurdle in life and that is to determine where to draw the line between "lots of lovely stuff" and "clutter". On the… Continue reading Decluttering for maximalists