I’ve been getting genuinely quite concerned about my brain recently. It doesn’t seem to produce any thought, it just receives information (and a barrage of negativity) from the Internet. Sometimes I can practically feel it frying. I really want to get back into writing again, but the truth is I have written nothing creative – … Continue reading Writing about not writing
Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call today his own; He who, secure within, can say, Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today. John Dryden, translating Horace, Odes, Book III, Ode 29 Last night, Jules Bianchi died after nine months in a coma. You might have heard of him … Continue reading R.I.P Jules Bianchi
Image: my own, from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh
This is actually the first line of a song I love at the moment: 'I Ain't Leaving Without Your Love' by Sarah Zimmerman, Justin Davis and Carly Barlowe, featured in the TV show Nashville. I like how it suggests both wisdom and ignorance, and feel like that's probably quite representative of the age I am … Continue reading Quote of the Week: I’m old enough to know that…
Clare and I were nominated for this award last year, but in the past month two other lovely bloggers – Morgan and Faith have nominated me for the Liebster award. It’s a way to get to know other bloggers better, promote new bloggers, and show that you are enjoying the work of others. Each of the … Continue reading Blogging and Me: The Liebster Award
When I left home for the first time, I saw a postcard with this written on it. It has been pinned to my notice board in every flat since!
You know that one of my goals is to post an inspirational quote each week and try to turn it into a pretty design. I used to love graphic design, but my skills are questionable now, so this is good practice! This is one of my old Paris photos, along with one of my favourite … Continue reading Quote of the Week