On relationship statuses, general bemusement and evading questions…

I have recently moved to live in Tanzania to take up a teaching position here. Since arriving I have spent most of my time being introduced to new people (and desperately trying to remember everyone's names), getting to know the city and negotiating my way around in various forms of transport, and getting to know … Continue reading On relationship statuses, general bemusement and evading questions…

On Being Alone without Being Lonely

   As I settled down to watch the movie, I glanced around me and caught the eye of the man sitting on his own a couple of rows down from me. We mutually acknowledged each other with a glance, a nod and then returning to our own little worlds. A mutual acknowledgement of a fellow … Continue reading On Being Alone without Being Lonely

Make a decision your future self will thank you for…

We live in a society that floods the media with ideals of the perfect body, the perfect face, the perfect hair. Just one glance at magazines and you are met with 'lose 8lbs in 8 days', 'on trend looks for spring' and 'how she got her body back post-baby'. It's exhausting! But yet, ignoring those … Continue reading Make a decision your future self will thank you for…