Monstera x flamingo

I have been posting some pretty heavy stuff recently, so thought I would do a fun post today, about a trend I love! Even for someone like me who doesn’t follow “fashion” , fashion of course influences what is in shops. I have never been one for coordination, and prefer an eclectic style over matching…

Wear your heart on your lapel

With Brexit fast approaching, many of us want article 50 to be revoked and for us to remain in the European Union. I have found myself writing more politically, and chatting to more people about my political views. It’s lovely to see jewellery makers along with illustrator, writers, thespians and other artist that I love…

Food; my pleasure, my pain.

Over the past few days I’ve considering one other area of my life. And That is Food and Drink. I struggle with this subject, as it causes both pleasure and pain for me. I had issues in my teens with food, as many do, and had many arguments with my parents about it, and had much bullying…

Gifted experience: Palms Bar, Coventry

I have lived in Coventry for 8 years, and it still constantly surprises me. And to be honest it surprises me how I rarely go out of my comfort zone. I love independent businesses, but I somehow feel more comfy in the big standard chains. I find them comforting in their mundane regularity. But when…

Geek of all trades

I often describe myself as a “jack of all trades, master of none.” As an adult I have graduated from drama school with a 2:1 and worked as a Stage manager in professional theatre, and in education. I retrained as a chef and began blogging about food. I had a baby and trained as a…

My perfect week (which never happens)

I have complex post traumatic stress disorder (cptsd). I am currently living on benefits and am constantly in limbo. My week consists of a tightrope walk of nerve. I have shame; for not working, paranoia of what people think of me, and a need to please and be liked. I have come up with coping…