How to Make a Terrarium!

Plants are so good for you, the environment, your soul, and your wellbeing. This may just be me being an avid plant mother, or it’s the spores slowly taking over my brain… Anyway, why have just plants in pots when you can trap them in a jar and watch them create their own ecosystem? WhatContinue reading “How to Make a Terrarium!”

Remembrance

Military History is a huge part of my life. It wouldn’t be possible without the amazing actions taken by soldiers throughout the 20th and 21st century, and this year I would like to share with you my favourite/iconic poetry that has come out of conflict. *** In Flanders Fields BY JOHN MCCRAE In Flanders fields theContinue reading “Remembrance”

Chronically Me #7: Procrastinating

It’s been a while friends. The reason: procrastination. But not the laugh it off I’ll get to it kind of procrastination. The kind of procrastination that is constant and unproductive keeping me up to the small hours of the morning, as I have completely lost track on what time actually is, to pass out forContinue reading “Chronically Me #7: Procrastinating”

I Finished a Sketchbook! (And showing you the best bits)

It finally happened. I finished a sketchbook on my own! It only took me a year and a half, but from start to finish it has been a wild ride of sketches, painting and planning. A lot of my graphic design sketches I tend to do in lined notebooks so I can write around itContinue reading “I Finished a Sketchbook! (And showing you the best bits)”

Chronically Me #6: I Had Knee Surgery!

Happy Summer everyone! It has been quite some time since my last post, many apologies to my avid followers, but here is the reason why… I had a total knee replacement. At 24. So before you ask any questions, here is a little (long post) on the why, what, where and who of getting myContinue reading “Chronically Me #6: I Had Knee Surgery!”

Why I Envy A Myth (Relationships)

Oh boy, a dating post. I am in no ways a dating blogger, or  someone who reads a lot about relationships. This post therefore may seem like a non-conventional dating blog post. If you want to see a really good dating blog though; hit up http://evegreenow.com Also I’m 24 now so it may be timeContinue reading “Why I Envy A Myth (Relationships)”

Chronically Me #5: How Perfectionism caused my OCD

I know I haven’t been an active blogger recently and there has been a big reason why. And I am going to share it, as I feel like it’s something other people have faced or are facing. This has been one of the hardest posts I have written and rewritten; please be nice and sorry forContinue reading “Chronically Me #5: How Perfectionism caused my OCD”

Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #3

And so the saga continues. After being introduced to various aspects of coffee in Europe, see back to my Café and the Continent Post, I thought it may be good to share my thoughts on the Canada Coffee culture as its certainly…. different. *** Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #3 Canadian Coffee Culture Ordering CoffeeContinue reading “Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #3”

Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #1

Seriously been struggling with a writing block currently so forgive the ranty quality of the post! ***** It’s now approaching the 6 months of living in Ottawa and I’ve started to get used to the vocabulary and the way things go but there are still things that continuously catch me off guard. I was initiallyContinue reading “Normal Canadian Things I Find Weird #1”

Live for the Weekend

-Short Read- Its been a month or so now and I haven’t exactly been on the blog hype train or had any ambition to sit down and splurge some words out online. I guess this is what is known as a writers block. My first wall of not being able to articulate what I wantContinue reading “Live for the Weekend”

Downsizer

The last few weeks have been a whirlwind. So I made the uncanny decision to drop everything and continue education (why) and also move country (even more why). In this I have moved from Aber to Shropshire, Shropshire to rural Normandy and finally Normandy to Ottawa. Moving is always a time to downsize, filter throughContinue reading “Downsizer”

Places to Miss

The last few years have seen me be uncharacteristically sad over summer time. Last year I was stuck in a situation I hope no one replicates, and this year, through no fault of anyone else, I have been struggling. However there is solace to my sadness. In the saddest of my feelings I have metContinue reading “Places to Miss”

Lead up to a Big Announcement…

The idea of getting on a plane on my own, making a transfer in an unknown place and then landing somewhere knew scared the hell out of me. The whole thing is alien to me and the fact that I did a responsible adult thing like other people without being awkward or being super duperContinue reading “Lead up to a Big Announcement…”