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30 Day Writing Challenge

What I Learnt From My 30 Day Writing Challenge

It's been over a month now since I finished my 30 Day Writing Challenge, and I've had plenty of time to mull over what I've learnt and taken away from the experience. As I mentioned in my initial video, I didn't give myself any rules when I embarked on the challenge, so everything was a… Continue reading What I Learnt From My 30 Day Writing Challenge

Lifestyle

How I’m using my Muji planner!

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!

Social History Books
Social History

Social History Books! (Victorian, Edwardian, Slum Clearance etc)

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)

Social History

Finding Freda’s House / Feeling connected to our ancestors…

  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…