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
I recently wrote about the reality of breaking-up - the chore of untagging yourself from endless holiday photos and figuring out who should get custody of the pug-patterned oven gloves (me) and the toaster (also me). But once the initial crappery of the situation has passed, the time comes to face the world again and… Continue reading I Do … (want dessert)
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 your adulthood where you feel the urge to reign in your drinking habits. For me, this is currently spurred on by the trend in vegan brunches, yoga classes and 'look after yourself' memes #blessed. ImgFlip Luckily, I've discovered secret bars so now I can hide my 'should have gone to… Continue reading Knock, knock. Who’s there? Secret bar . OoOh.
The Midult Now I'm in my mid 20s, inflatable climbing walls and slides that make you scream are just childhood memories. No, now it's all, oh..... inflatable climbing walls and slides that make you scream. Thanks to the UK's first indoor inflatable theme park, it's now acceptable to chill in a ball pool on a… Continue reading Don’t mind me, I’m just off to the inflatable theme park.
If there's one thing I've learned in my 20s - it's that adulthood will put you in the shit, literally. Thanks to comedian Luisa Omielan, tackling life's shit is easier when you're using Beyoncé's music as your life soundtrack. Luisa's show 'What Would Beyonce do?' opens with the story of her moving back home at… Continue reading Me, Myself and I (plus the cat)
Having somehow ended up in a serious relationship - I recently found myself flying to the other side of the world with my boyfriend for Christmas. As it was my first long-haul flight, I'd geared myself up to believe that the journey would be an exciting part of the experience. (I'd heard rumours of blankets,… Continue reading Wrong haul flight
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
It was only the other day when a bird pooed in my hair and I didn't notice until a stranger on the bus offered to pick it out with a tissue (thank you stranger) that I realised life in my twenties isn't as glamorous as I imagined it would be. To add to the chaos,… Continue reading Crappy Birthday
Traditionally, a high school reunion is an opportunity to brag to your former nose-picking, homework-copying friends about how much of a successful adult you've become. "Well, as company director it's a tough life eating caviar on board my private helicopter" "Obviously, all my children learned to speak Chinese before the age of five, can… Continue reading The high school ‘what am I doing with my life?’ reunion