Everything Is Better On A Sunday

Before I get into life updates, plans and other business, can we all just appreciate how wonderful the first Sunday in December feels? Sundays are ace anyway (yes, I do still think this even though I know work on Sundays), but Sundays in December!? Double up on the fluff, the glitter and the hot chocolate, please.…

A Note on the Pressure of Productivity

When was the last time a day off was exactly that – a day off from work and deadlines, pressure and doing the to-do list (even the fun stuff on there)? I can bet you that most of you reading this – especially if you’re a fellow blogger – can’t even remember…

7 Things I’ve Learnt About Myself During The Blog Race

The Blog Race has been quite the adventure, hasn’t it? If a few months ago you told me that I’d have learnt so much – about myself, the blogging world and the people in it – from an amateur competition organised on Twitter, then I would have laughed. See, I’ve never done anything…

Taking Two Steps Forward & One Step Back

If you’re a regular reader of my lil’ old blog, then you’ll know that I’m not one to get super open and raw very often. Writing directly from my heart doesn’t happen completely naturally for me, and everything feels more (don’t hate me) ‘on-brand’ when I’m sharing my structured opinion, thought-out tips or…

9 Silver Linings That Make A Bad Day Better

Silver linings are the glimmers of hope that make facing the next thing easier. They may not fix everything – I mean, they sure as hell don’t – but when there’s no breathing room between the rock and the hard place, silver linings are the memories we’ll be grateful for. Now anyone…

How To Make The Most of 2017 (or what’s left …

Time really flies, doesn’t it? It feels like only last week that it was March and my hopes and prospects for the year were bubbling up inside me. It’s certainly true that as you get older, time seems to fly by. Whilst I’m not going to say that I’ve had…

11 Things That Happen When You Move in With Your Partner

As you know, this week on BKY has been a mini-relationship week. A few days ago I shared 2 Years of Lessons in Life & Love, where I reflected on my long-term relationship and cemented some honest lessons I’ve learned so far. Continuing the theme, with a few more giggle and lightheartedness…