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Wow I am meant to be writing so many travel posts, but it’s my birthday so here is this post instead. This has been a really important, really happy year. I was reading back on my diaries from my early years of university and there were days where I was so miserable (also overdramatic) and…

J U N E

2019 has really done that. It’s June! I feel like we blinked in January, imagined the future briefly and suddenly it manifested with no months in between. But also, what a pretty and special year it has been so far. Three Highlights: Bucket list Moments: This has been a year to do and not think…

Ye Annual Throwback: BLOGNY 2018

Let’s take it back to the blog that begun it all with another throwback. 2014 was now 4 years ago – almost 5 as we come into the New Year. Yet I know that the writing I did back then is probably the best i will express myself. I remember writing this post sitting cross…

The Peaks of 2018: BLOGNY 2018

Like I said – for every hard moment this year I was blessed with more kindness and good than I knew what to do with. The love I have is the abundant kind that I couldn’t have done anything to deserve but I will spend my whole life trying to show just how grateful I…

The Pits of 2018: BLOGNY 2018

Every night we sit down for dinner and play ‘peaks and pits’ which is where we share the worst and best part of our day. The only rules are that you have to start with your lowlights (to end on a high) and the pits cannot outweigh the peaks. Guess we love happiness. But I…

25 things to be grateful for: BLOGNY 2018

It’s Christmas again!! Merry day and love to you all. Here are 25 things I am grateful for right now. My family – who have all called me and messaged me over the last few days, or are celebrating birthdays and successes and babies, or are just out there living. What a colourful and strange…

3 months!!: BLOGNY 2018

This morning I woke up, heard the heaviness of the rain through the window and rolled over. Fell back to sleep. I got up eventually and boiled the jug while I found a song to listen to. Danced around the kitchen making breakfast. I changed the sign on the table to say ‘1 day until…

A Lesson from Every Job I’ve Had: BLOGNY 2018

  ONE: I was fired from 1 – or discontinued because I guess I never had a real contract. It wasn’t my fault even though I also sprung a gigantic law suit (lol).I think what this job taught me is you don’t need a job. I was so restless back then, but the kind of restless…

Christmas in 5 #3 SONGS: BLOGNY 2018

Last Christmas – I don’t care if it is by Taylor Swift or by Wham! Either way Last Christmas is the best Christmas song and anyone who disagrees is wrong, sorry I don’t make the rules. All I want for Christmas is You – Mariah Carey’s Best. Ever. Song. I also have such a nice…

Let’s Talk about Being Alone AGAIN: BLOGNY 2018

I’ll admit I am not good at being by myself. I am a severe hypochondriac who is calmed by having someone nearby to help me. I am a horror story fanatic who is easily spooked by dark shadows. I also just love to talk to people. But being alone is important and I am terrified…