Category Archives: Personal Development

Made In Northamptonshire- lots to celebrate!

Made In Northamptonshire is a pop up shop and gallery on St Giles Street, Northampton which showcases arts and crafts made by local makers. Morag Ballantyne is Head of Creative Industries Development for Creative Northants, an agency which supports local … Continue reading

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I am what I am! And that can only get better…

Do you ever find yourself thinking that others are better than you? I’ve always been prone to negatively comparing myself to other people, a feeling probably not exclusive to me. During kidulthood (Kidulthood is a film that I’ve never watched … Continue reading

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Originally posted on I'm 25 and my boobs are trying to kill me.:
At age 25 with plenty of planned years of awesome boobage ahead of me, I never really considered not having reconstruction after my mastectomy. Although the reconstruction…

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Where do you get your inspir… SQUIRRAL?!

I’m going to be honest. I’m having one of those days where my head feels like it’s stuffed with cotton wool. I know that I should probably be telling you how well self-employment is going, after all gotta live the … Continue reading

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Changing your life in under a minute! My review of 59 Seconds by Richard Wiseman

I was given the book ’59 Seconds Think A Little Change A Lot’ (published by Pan Macmillan) as a present when leaving my job at the Police. The giver of the gift has become a good friend over the past … Continue reading

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Is it wrong to want more than love alone?

I heard a love song this morning which could have easily been any love song. The title of the song isn’t important but its sentiment made me think. The singer sang that if he were to only have his partner’s … Continue reading

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Why Choose Leicester over New Zealand?

It was a while ago in November In A Nutshell that I had mentioned giving up the opportunity to watch rugby, England versus New Zealand at Twickenham. Want to hear what trumped that? Instead I went to Leicester. Quelle horreur! As a … Continue reading

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