In which we get nostalgic for the Boy who Lived by talking about the way he changed my life. I got married in April. That's not the important part. Due to my husband's job, we couldn't get the time for a formal honeymoon. Instead, we only had a weekend. We spent that at the Warner… Continue reading Happy 20 Years of Potter!
The last few weeks have been busy. The nice kind of busy mostly; the travelling, catching friends for dinner, hiring wedding people kind of busy. In the space of a week, Chris and I ventured to highest Scotland for a wedding, visited Louth to house hunt and wedding plan, dine with friends and family,… Continue reading You Can’t Go Home Again
The world has been hinting at the beginnings of change recently. I suppose it all began when I became engaged* a few weeks ago now. For the first few weeks after Chris asked me to marry him, I was on the ceiling with joy. In the celebratory period post receiving the big diamond there's a… Continue reading The Post Proposal Kick in the Adult
When I was a child (perhaps 8 at most) I was sitting in the living room of our then house playing* while my dad was watching a film set in what must have been Victorian times. I was slipping in and out of attention to it, as kids do, but I remember being struck by… Continue reading Forever Is Not Long Enough~
I've been away for a while. Hello again, hypothetical audience. Unfortunately, I have been pondering and rethinking and contemplating again, which is ever a danger to the consistency of my posts, but here is my conclusion to the fate of this site. I started this blog at the age of 21, an age of assertive… Continue reading We Grow Into Ourselves
As a little girl, like many a little girl, I often reveled in fairy tales, particularly stories in which brave women overcome unfortunate circumstances to earn their happy endings. Granted the heroines are often products of their time and, yes, some take a background role to their own rescue, but I still believe the tales… Continue reading The Cinderella Complication
Sometimes I wish I owned a supernatural spanner with the power to fix anything. I bet a lot of people wish for this tool daily, because there's so much in the world that needs fixing; big, important things which affect millions of innocent human beings every moment of everyday. However, I'll admit, on this particular… Continue reading And I Will Try To Fix You