A little while ago, a friend asked me if I wanted to be in a play. Thanks to the 'I wonder what would happen if' attitude I've adopted during my 20's, I thought about it for half a second before saying "fuck it, why not". The Midult I was expecting to feel nervous during the… Continue reading To be or not to be … what was the question?
There comes a point in adulthood when your hopes and dreams are met with reality... "When I grow up I want to be fairly good at Excel from 9 to 5 and shove as much food as I can in my face during my lunch break" - said no one ever *proceeds to do this… Continue reading It’s time to begin, so count me in … 5,6,7 oh I give up
Every year, like most people, I have a birthday. And every year, grateful to have made it through to the 'next round', I face the same battle between 'call me Beyoncé' and 'well this is embarrassing, let's pretend I'm not here and go back to our normal lives' If this year is anything to go… Continue reading Oops I did it again
There comes a point in adulthood when you feel the pressure to have grown up and become 'who you really are'. If I was destined to be a confused twenty-something with lactose intolerance, an abundance of Love Island references and a worrying obsession with unicorns then I'd say I'm living the dream. But what I… Continue reading Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now
My friend runs a market stall outside the post office in Chorlton. Every so often I pop down and help him out - usually by trying on all the sunglasses or buying stock from other people's stalls (mostly Plant Pot Pete whose impressive array of plants is feeding my cactus obsession). When he's not delboy,… Continue reading That time I (almost) hung out with the Doves
My mum and I recently set up a Vintage market stall. Not only did it upgrade my fashion 'look' from "help me, I'm a 20-something on a budget and a victim of the Quarter Life Crisis" to "help me, I'm a 20-something on a budget and a victim of the Quarter Life Crisis with a ROCKABILLY QUIFF"… Continue reading Grandad’s Kitchen
Actors’ Agent Writer Actress Zookeeper Bestest Member of the Spice Girls TV Presenter Dec from Ant and Dec’s Girlfriend The list of ‘things I want to be when I grow up’ is endless. At the age of 25 I’ve been lucky and hard-working enough to give some of them a good go (although bestest member… Continue reading I’ve got my dream job! Turns out, it’s not my dream job