Christmas Catastrophe


rom the moment of writing this entry, it is about seven weeks until Christmas. Four of these will be during our second lockdown, our second time of being made to stay away from coronavirus. There is speculation that this “wave” may be worse than the first, potentially meaning there will be a need for a lockdown extension. Or yet another lockdown. Meaning Christmas may not be Christmas at all, as will either be unable to see family and friends, or we will be worried…

Is a Gap Year Really Worth It??


Now most years, year 13s would picture a gap year as almost some tropical fantasy, going from beach to beach, clambering over numerous rocky mountains and discovering amazing wildlife. Including as newts, while probably getting as pissed as one! But of course, it is going to be expensive. Very expensive. And unless you have very rich parents or parents who are going to spoil you sick, or that you are doing so much paid work that you would end up failing your A levels, Period. But this year, even with unlikely prospect of families offering up a lot of money, we have another limitation. Covid-19. Meaning that our gap year would most likely be spent watching everyone else go off to university while we are stuck at home. Sigh…

Can our Stationery Fiasco be explained?


whenever I walk past somewhere like paperchase, I cannot resist taking a wander in and looking at all of the various pens, notepads and rubbers (as well as the Boris Johnson dog toys) just to see what they have on offer. But how healthy is our new found love of stationery?

Your Best Life is NOT the Most Productive


Is your Saturday morning routine pretty productive, involving you ticking off a list of tasks from your “to do list”? Or do you like to have a lie in, and have a relaxing weekend, where you unwind from that seemingly long week that had just gone by, even if it has not been that busy?Continue reading “Your Best Life is NOT the Most Productive”

Should I buy a “Wosh stuffed toy”, a HIIT sports mini trampoline, an earring making kit or more clothes during these months of Lockdown?


Who already misses going to town and buying a load of rubbish they don’t actually need? Unfortunately definitely me. I miss going into Primark and buying yet another pair of feeble earrings which will most likely break after wearing them once, I miss managing to accidently spot these adorable plush avocados tempting us all inContinue reading “Should I buy a “Wosh stuffed toy”, a HIIT sports mini trampoline, an earring making kit or more clothes during these months of Lockdown?”