“Let It Go” (and it’s not the one you’re thinking of!)

For Food4ThoughtFriday, The September Song Project, and inspired by Molly Moore I could write an entire thesis on how, from an early age, music has shaped my life. If you are a regular reader of my blog, you'll already know of my love for the music of Kate Bush (AKA The Goddess 😉), but there … Continue reading “Let It Go” (and it’s not the one you’re thinking of!)

Words of Wisdom, Words to Live By: F4TFriday

My mum had two sayings that she loved to quote, and whenever she would use them to calm me in the midst of one of my numerous emotional crises, I would immediately feel better. Though she's no longer here, these words of wisdom often still pop into my head when I'm swimming in crap and … Continue reading Words of Wisdom, Words to Live By: F4TFriday

Getting Candid- Selfies and Sex-Blogging

I abhor having my photo taken. There is nothing like somebody getting out their camera and pointing it in my general direction to make my stomach clench and my skin break out in a nervous sweat. So how is it then that I've become comfortable with publishing quite revealing candid snaps of myself on Jupiter's … Continue reading Getting Candid- Selfies and Sex-Blogging

Oh My Crazy Baby

Please be advised that this post discusses self-harm in some detail and may contain triggers. If you feel this subject matter may be upsetting to you, please be kind to your mind, and avoid reading. If you or someone you care about are struggling with harming behaviour, visit Mind UK- Self Harm information 🌹🌹🌹 I … Continue reading Oh My Crazy Baby

Conscious Communication Breakdown, or, “Why People Call Me an Ice Queen” – F4TFriday

I am not a good communicator when it comes to feelings and emotions. I have always been someone who plays her cards close to her chest. My mother once said of me, "she doesn't like to show her feelings, but she feels very deeply". I was about 20 years old at the time, and my … Continue reading Conscious Communication Breakdown, or, “Why People Call Me an Ice Queen” – F4TFriday

A Near Miss – Jupiter Grant (F4TFriday Prompt #104)

*Please be advised that this post discusses bereavement, cancer, self-harm and suicide, and thus may contain triggers and upsetting content for some readers. Please proceed with caution. 🌹🌹🌹 There's a story I haven't told yet, and it's one I'm still not entirely sure I'm ready to discuss at all, even as I lie here tapping … Continue reading A Near Miss – Jupiter Grant (F4TFriday Prompt #104)