Finding Your Niche

I have found throughout my life that I am not one to commit to things. I don’t mean people, I’m as loyal as they come, I mean interests, hobbies, fashions, trends. I suppose if you were being generous you could say that I have a broad and varied interest in the world. Alternatively you could … More Finding Your Niche

How I Make You Feel: Changing the Measure of Success

Do you ever feel so small and insignificant that you are almost invisible? We are all just tiny little specks floating around in this universe trying to ‘make something of our lives’, but what does that mean? By popular opinion ‘making something of ourselves’ means having a good career, earning loads of money, taking lovely … More How I Make You Feel: Changing the Measure of Success

From the Mountains to the Sea: A Long Distance Love Story

Portsmouth to Gloucester: A Fledgling Romance When George and I got together nine years ago we did the whole long distance thing for a while. He was in Gloucester and I was in Portsmouth and we took it in turns to schlep from one city to another, an infuriating journey that was punctuated (from my … More From the Mountains to the Sea: A Long Distance Love Story

Keep Your Chin Up, Duck: How to Stay Sane When Job Hunting

How to stay sane when job hunting I must confess, the title of this article is somewhat of a misnomer because in actual fact I don’t know the answer. Job hunting can be a daunting and thankless task, and can quickly weaken a person’s already low self esteem. A while ago I wrote about the … More Keep Your Chin Up, Duck: How to Stay Sane When Job Hunting