Last Thursday I hosted my first ever book club meet up... the physical manifestation of something that I've wanted to do for months. I actually wasn't that nervous, even though I am "the leader", and that's not a position I usually hold - not by choice anyway! Interestingly (interesting for myself anyway), I think I… Continue reading Book Club Meet Up no.1
After years of experimenting, I have finally found my perfect planning system... In previous years, I've spent several hours swooning over highly decorated Fliofax planners and Bullet Journals... and although I've tried to be a sticker loving, colour coordinated planner myself, I just can't keep it up. I end up getting worked up about making… Continue reading How I’m using my Muji planner!
Today I'm talking about one my all time fave subjects, social history! I've always had a huge interest in the lives of working people from the Victorian times onwards. Unfortunately, I don't feel like social history is a very hot topic for many of my peers... but I know they'll be someone out there who… Continue reading Social History Books! (Victorian, Edwardian, Slum Clearance etc)
Why do I rely on an outfit to make me feel good? Not completely, that would be extreme, but putting together a fab ensemble certainly appears to help me have a more positive day. I have days where I run out the door in a hurry and instantly know I've made a bad outfit choice...… Continue reading Clothes & Confidence
Walking in the footsteps of my ancestors... Not last Sunday but the Sunday before, my boyfriend, Tom, his grandparents and I went on a very important and highly anticipated trip to Fleetwood. I'm from Birmingham, whereas Tom and his family are all from Bolton. Although I'm a proud Brummie, as an attempt to fit… Continue reading Finding Freda’s House / Feeling connected to our ancestors…