Category: Life

For The Love Of Books

Books… what do they mean to you? Do you like going to the library? How many books do you own? Do you have any recommendations of books others should read? Come on, share your passion (or non-passion) for books… One of my great loves in life is books, and my earliest memories are of me,

A Big Thank You & 2015 in Review

I started this blog at Easter, 2015 as an outlet for my random thoughts and to help increase my confidence and push my boundaries.  This time last year, I would never have thought I would have written some of the things that I have, let alone done some of the things I have written about!

A Rant About Sexual Elitism

Several weeks ago, something was retweeted into my Twitter timeline, which made me feel uncomfortable and has played on my mind since. It was from an account that had recently been created to offer private sex parties, by invitation, for couples. Nothing wrong with that at all. The thing that troubled me was that it specified

A Rant About ‘Obesity’

I recently decided to check my body mass index (BMI) on the NHS website. Apparently, I am considered obese as my BMI is 32.9. I am quite heavy and I am of average height for a woman, so I was not surprised by this score. It’s recommended that I should be eating between 1731-2225 calories

Online Dating the Old-Fashioned Way

The expression ‘online dating’ seems to crop up everywhere nowadays. Websites such as  e-Harmony, Match.com and Plenty of Fish are thrust at us constantly. It’s the cool way to try and meet the person of your dreams and, of course, totally socially acceptable. However, meeting a partner through a dating agency wasn’t always considered to be