How You Can Protect Our World’s Oceans | World Oceans Day 2020

Today is World Oceans Day, an annual, global event celebrating the role of our world’s oceans in everyday life. Its aim is to spread awareness on how we can protect our world’s oceans, restore them, and learn to use marine resources sustainably. And a chance to show the world why our seas are so important. Why should you help protect our world’s oceans? According to World Oceans Day’s website, healthy oceans are critical to a healthy planet and to healthy people. Because our oceans do so much more for us than we realise, from producing oxygen for us to breathe, […]

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2020 Goals Update

The first few months of the year started off well for me and I was feeling pretty positive about the year ahead. I was luckily enough to see one of my favourite bands – Slipknot – in concert at the end of January. And enjoyed a bunch of day trips in February and March too, including Crocodiles of the World and a ride on the Cheltenham ferris wheel – which I’d highly recommend! But then the pandemic hit and things went from positive to uncertain pretty rapidly. To be honest, I almost decided not to post my 2020 goals update, […]

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Travel Experiences You Can Have at Home

I miss travelling. Not only travel to far off places but also being able to explore my local area. Whether that’s popping to the lakes for some archery or visiting one of our many museums. And I imagine a lot of you are in the same boat at the moment (no pun intended). But while you’re busy dreaming about all the places you could be visiting. Like the Eiffel Tower in Paris or the beautiful bridges of Prague. You might be missing what’s right in front of you and all the travel experiences you can have at home. From reliving […]

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The Real Neat Blog Award

Earlier this year I was nominated twice(!) for the Real Neat Blog Award. The first nomination came from the lovely Jordanne from The Life of a Glasgow Girl and the second from the equally lovely Meagan of Quibbles and Scribbles. Thank you both! 💗 It really means a lot. Please make sure you check out both of their blogs. The Real Neat Blog Award Rules of the award: Display the award logo Thank the blogger that nominated you and link to their blog Answer the questions from the blogger who nominated you Nominate up to ten bloggers, asking them seven […]

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Small Acts of Kindness You Can Try at Home

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. An annual event hosted by the Mental Health Foundation whose aim is to raise awareness of mental health issues by promoting conversation and breaking down the stigma. And this year is all about kindness, which seems fitting given the current world we’re living in. But while you may not be able to visit your friends and family at the moment, there are still so many small acts of kindness you can try at home to show them you care. Because I think it’s safe to say, the coronavirus has affected us all in […]

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My Birthday Celebrations in Lockdown

My “lockdown birthday” was last week – May 7th to be exact – and as I’m writing this I’m certainly feeling the post-birthday blues. And I’m quite sad it’s over for another year. Usually, we go out for the day, or to one of my favourite restaurants, but it was nice to have a relaxing day at home instead. There were also some unexpected surprises (all from a safe distance, of course) from a few of my loved ones. Celebrating my birthday in lockdown wasn’t something I was expecting but it turned out to be one of the best. Aaron […]

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