A Open Angry Letter To UKIP

To all those in UKIP, You make me angry. I have been studying most of today about something I assumed was hardly related, and yet the more I read the more angry I became because the smug nonsense from UKIP keeps coming over the TV, radio and through the news/media. I was already pretty pissed…

Moving When Pregnant: Stuff To Consider

Wherever I look it seems like major life events connected with stress and possible reduced mental health include: moving, change in employment, and having a baby. Guess what? In my crazy life Bear and I are going through all three again within a short space of time. With Little Cub due in January, we decided…

So this is what it could be like? Healthcare and sales.

I honestly believe we are extremely fortunate in the UK for the wonder that is the NHS. It gets a lot of bad press but on the whole we all know that given an emergency, nurse and doctors and teams of people will be there to help. I have often found it hard to imagine…

Questions

Sometimes I try to figure out what I want life to be. I think of family first. I could never imagine myself with a family when I was young, couldn’t imagine being married and having kids. Now I can’t imagine my future without them. Then I think of friends, fun times with amazing people I…

Two Jobs: That's Nice

So finally our job-seeking struggles are over. That isn’t to say we are going to be throwing money around but it does mean we can actually buy new socks and maybe go to a movie once in a while (which as you may have noticed has been lacking a little as my last review was…

Money: the Second Master

Everyone has to think about money at some point. Some may be lucky and have so much money that thinking about it doesn’t worry them too much. Others may have so little that their lives must run a different way, through trade, or sadly out of life. I think the majority of the West are…

Progress in the Art Sphere!

I’ve been putting a lot more work into trying to make some of that paper stuff… you know.. money, recently as I finished my contract with Tayside YoungLives. It has included the recently posted Graduation Photography plan, and just spending far more time on art rather than just spare time I scrape together. I also…

The Busy Month Ahead

So the summer nights are coming in and with May it brings the changes in so many people’s lives. For my husband it is almost the end of his degree and so there are deadlines and work to complete. For myself it is the end of one contract and the slight overlap with a new…

A Kids Place in Nature

Yesterday I read an article about how the National Trust have released a list of 50 things a kid should do out in nature before they are twelve, similar to 101 things to do before you die fads that went round a few years ago, as well as the regular 100 books to read, which…