Not a Cat in Hell’s Chance

We’ve been toying with the idea of getting a cat for a while. Ok, more than toying – I really wanted one. I had a list of potential names (but we were fairly settled on Sally Cinnamon) and was researching different breeds and their temperaments most days. I also thought a family pet would be […]

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A Change In The Flight Plan

Monday was tough. Not tough in the usual sense (my usual sense), where I struggle to wake up, spill coffee on jeans, can’t find something vital, miss the bus and see a domino effect of chaos over the course of the day; resulting in me counting down the minutes till home time and anxiously anticipating a 7.30pm G&T arrival. Monday was a different […]

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Charity Shop Haul

I’ve been nagging Mike to come “thrifting” with me for ages. (I think that’s the American term for trawling round charity shops and it makes it sound much more glamorous, so I’m going to use it.) Thankfully, I’m a huge fan of bargains. Thankfully, because my bank balance needs me to be. Because I’d been […]

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Unhelpful things people say when your child is on the Autism spectrum

I must begin by saying I know that these things are mostly said in good faith, usually from someone who’s simply trying to help, or from someone who doesn’t really know what to say. But it can often feel like all people see when they look at your kid is their diagnosis/provisional diagnosis; yet when […]

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No Carbs Before Scarbs

We’ve just got back from our little annual trip to Scarborough. Every year my parents take my niece and nephews and we tag along and every year I say “no carbs before Scarbs” and think I’m absolutely bloody hilarious for it. This year I put the motto in practice. Before we went I’d been following Lean in 15 […]

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New Home! Decorating Our Living Room

If you know me in real life, you’ll know I moved in with my lovely boyfriend and into a new house in October. I’ve been very neglectful of this blog and only tend to update when I have a huge rant to write. That’s still going to be a thing; I’ll never stop ranting, but I want to make sure I blog […]

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If Instagram Depicted Reality

It’s no secret that for many of us, Valencia, Clarendon, and Inkwell are not the only ways we filter the photos we publicly share. We also regularly filter our lives and the truth.

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