5 happy happenings #18

It seems a very odd time to be posting about happy things because it feels as if the world is rapidly going mad. We haven’t had a day recently without hearing about horrendous things happening somewhere – it’s such a traumatic time for so many people, in so many countries, that writing about how the […]

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A few of my favourite bloggers

I think that the vast majority of bloggers enjoy reading other blogs – sometimes hundreds of them – but it can be hard to find new ones if you’re not around for Twitter chats etc. I find myself occasionally getting stuck in a blog rut so I always welcome recs. of new things to read […]

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Five happy happenings #17

Ah, I love a three day working week. As I mentioned here, I spent a couple of days in Glasgow last weekend and it was great to explore somewhere different without any real plans or timetable. I also took the Tuesday after the bank holiday off so didn’t go into the office until Wednesday, which […]

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June shopping list

Did May feel like a particularly long month to anyone else? And by long, I mean that it felt as if we hadn’t been paid for about 78 days by the time payday rolled around. I’m trying to cut down on unnecessary purchases this summer, partly to save for our honeymoon (how long after the wedding does […]

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5 happy happenings #16

 It’s been a funny ol’ couple of weeks – let’s just say that I’m really looking forward to the long weekend coming up in the UK… I have had some happy things, though: The smell of freshly-washed bedding dried outside. Finding the perfect, super-comfy, ‘weekend’ jeans. Suddenly seeing peonies everywhere* for the first time this year. The […]

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Five happy happenings #15

We’ve just spend a week in a cottage by the sea in Aberdeenshire and I’m now suffering from severe post-holiday blues. Admittedly it rained/snowed/hailed/sleeted for almost the entire week but just occasionally the sun would come out and we could see the view above from our bedroom and everything felt better. I might do a […]

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5 happy happenings #14

So, it’s been a while. Sorry ’bout that, life got in the way. I’m so in awe of bloggers who work full-time and still manage to post several times a week – how do you do it? Anyway, I’m writing this on  a super sunny Good Friday, with a glass of wine and half a […]

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Five happy happenings #13

Just a quick one this week as I’m currently curled around a hot water bottle, slightly high on Feminax Ultra and about to face-plant into a bowl of guacamole. Y’know how it is. Five happy things that have happened recently: Galentine’s Day. Far better than Valentine’s Day, it’s about celebrating your female friends. Uteruses before Duderuses, […]

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5 happy happenings #12

I can’t believe it’s almost February; January has flown by. Mr Mouse and I decided that trying make any diet/exercise changes in a month where the main priority is to not give in to the temptation to stay in bed and hide from the world was fairly pointless, so our ‘New Year’ starts tomorrow, with […]

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