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30 by 30: How Did I Do?

I turned 30 in August, and so am a little – OK, very – late in publishing this post. But as you’ll know if you’re a regular reader of my blog, these last few months have been nothing short of crazy! I’ve been meaning to reflect on the last year, and just how much of […]

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Happy New Year!

It’s New Year’s Eve! If you know me or have read my posts before, you’ll know that New Year’s Eve is my absolute favourite day of the year. For me, it’s a time for reflection, looking forward to the future and being grateful for all that I have. It’s a time to put unwanted things […]

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The Baby Grows Up

My baby sister started university this week, she moved away from Liverpool to Leeds. I’ve been even more reflective than usual as I contemplate her taking this huge step into adulthood, reminiscing about my own time at university and how it changed my life. She’s the baby of the family – almost 11 years younger […]

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The Life of Riley

Someone asked me recently how old my border collie, Riley, is now, and couldn’t believe that she is 5 this year! I found myself reminiscing over the day we got her. James had arrived home one evening super late and shouted me downstairs. I said no because I’m in bed, but he insisted I had […]

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Intention to Marry

As we’ve started delving deeper into wedding planning, it’s become apparent that there are some aspects that are more inconvenient than enjoyable. The main one is my uncontrollable emotions anytime somebody mentions the wedding, and another is the concept of giving notice, also known as intention to marry. Intention to marry is where you go […]

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