Thirtyhood

Starting Again

Starting Again, Again

Happy New Year, everyone! I know, I’m a little late with the new year greetings, but we’re 18 days into January and I’m back with a little update for you. I’ve been off-grid for most of the month because I’ve been working so hard on the relaunch of my little art shop Rosarts. It’s taken …

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Streamlining

Streamlining

It’s been a busy few weeks here. What with the start of the summer holidays and the adjustment to the once in a lifetime heatwave we’ve been experiencing this summer, things have taken a bit of a left turn, writing-wise. I’d forgotten how time-consuming being on parent duty full time can actually be, and while …

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The Thirtyhood

Thirtyhood   Last weekend I was at a soft play with my friend and our children when she asked me a question:   “What even is there for women to do in their thirties once you’ve got a kid and can’t or don’t want to go out like we used to?” This really got me …

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Competition

Competition

Sometimes I forget that in this world, competition is now the norm. It’s hard not to let it take over at times, especially when you’re starting something new. It’s so easy to compare your efforts to another’s and get angry or disappointed with yourself as a result. But we shouldn’t do that, and here’s why. …

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Vanity

Vanity   One of the seven deadly sins and generally not something I’ve ever really been afflicted with before, vanity is a dirty word. Well, it used to be. Somewhat embarrassingly, I’ve realised that I’m slowly becoming a victim of vanity. I’m getting older, and while I’m not exactly ready for the scrapheap just yet, …

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