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Blankness and chaos

Blankness and chaos

The days drip away. At the beginning of this break, it seemed like an impossibly long time, a gift of time, that my doctor and workplace had given me. But now as the days draw closer to me having to step back into some semblance of a working life, it seems like not...
Taking stock

Taking stock

Making: I’m finding it really hard to make anything. I keep starting things, like crochet projects or needle felting or even colouring in, and I find my focus slips away and I don’t want to do it anymore. I try to think of small, easy things but I’m...
Things I am grateful for in September

Things I am grateful for in September

Sorting out my ergonomics I seem to have done something to my back. This happens periodically, and I can never work out what the inciting incident is, but I think it’s because I carry stress there, and life has been very stressful for a while. I mentioned my...
People…who need people

People…who need people

I went to a funeral today. It made me freshly grateful for the people I know, for the joys I have in life, for laughing, for crying, for being able to talk when things are tough, for being able to help when I can, for being loved and knowing that I am loved....
It’s too late to think of a catchy title

It’s too late to think of a catchy title

I’m not sure why I suddenly feel the need to post on the 27th of the month, but that has been my habit for the past three months so why stop now? Much like Jess G’s end of the month wrap-ups, it’s always good to look back each month and assess where...
43 things I am grateful for on my birthday

43 things I am grateful for on my birthday

I can’t sleep. I usually feel slightly melancholy before my birthday, and this year is no different (Possibly exacerbated by various factors including just having finished The Handmaid’s Tale, which doesn’t exactly put one in an uplifted mood). I posted on Everyday...