whoever you want to be…

The Wind That Shakes The Barley

My Most Significant Movie: The Wind That Shakes The Barley ( 2006) Screenplay by Paul Laverty Directed by: Ken Loach <Spoiler alert> It’s really difficult to pick just one film … Continue reading

September 22, 2016

Letting Go

On my personal blog I recently wrote about the danger of comparing ourselves to others. Comparison is, as they say, the death of joy, and nothing positive comes out of … Continue reading

May 30, 2014

Can Self-Indulgent Ramblings Ever Be Good?

Last week I wrote a post on my other blog (sorry, shameless plug there) about feeling out of sorts. My father would refer to it as one of my “Bridget … Continue reading

April 30, 2014

Learning to let it go

No, not the song from Frozen – much as I love it – arguing with people on the internet. I’m over it. You know, mostly. I admit it’s been a … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Why every race needs a supporter

Last weekend I was due to run the Rome Marathon. Unfortunately, due to a training-related back injury, I was forced to pull out at the eleventh hour. After five months … Continue reading

March 30, 2014

Tangled Treasure

A few weekends ago I spent a couple of happy hours sorting through my wardrobe and reorganising all my skincare and perfume storage. So far I have managed to keep … Continue reading

March 27, 2014

This, too, shall pass.

A minute ago, it was January. Then February. And suddenly, two nanoseconds later, it’s nearly the end of March. I referred to today as a Terrible Tuesday… only to be … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Why Blog?

I started sharing my life online back in 2000. I was in my first time at uni and was about to turn 19. Now it’s 2014, I’m 32 and I’m … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

What do you do when nothing you try seems to work?

What do you do when everything you try somehow doesn’t work. Do you persevere and get increasingly tired and down or try something different? While changing our approaches can be … Continue reading

February 21, 2014

We can be heroes?

I had an interesting conversation with someone recently about heroes. First, I must admit that I love a good hero story. Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, all of the … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Paying it Forward (or, er, not…)

Last week I saw a status on Facebook about the Pay-it-Forward initiative, whereby the poster of the status agrees to do something nice for the first five people to respond … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Wheel of Wellbeing

Last week someone at work made me cry. I don’t normally let emotion get the better of me in the workplace, but this particular exchange sent me over the edge … Continue reading

December 1, 2013
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