• life tales

    dealing with setbacks

    For those of you who read the blog regularly or follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I took up running properly at the beginning of the year. And that much to my surprise,…

    21 February, 2018
  • life tales

    5 reasons I don’t say I’m “busy”

    When you ask someone how they’ve been lately, how often do you hear, “I’ve been busy”? In fact, letting someone know that you are busy has become a reflex response for many of us,…

    4 February, 2018
  • life tales

    becoming a runner

    If you had have asked me two years ago if I would ever be able to run 5kms non stop, I would have probably laughed and answered something along the lines of “Not in…

    28 January, 2018
  • table tales

    the best cookies in the world

    It’s hard to know where to begin about life lately. If you guessed by my absence that I have had a fair bit going on lately, you would be spot on. A series of…

    21 January, 2018
  • life tales

    2017, you’ve been magnificent

    Well, to say that 2017 has been a big year is an understatement. Between graduating, moving back to my home town, starting a career, a solo trip to New York (and a few domestic…

    30 December, 2017
  • life tales

    the rise of the quarter life crisis

    So, it seems a fair few of my friends are going through a bit of a quarter-life crisis at the moment.  I know the feeling all too well, having had my quarter life crisis early.…

    16 November, 2017
  • life tales

    getting above your circumstances

    The last few months have been a rather interesting time in my life. I have definitely stepped out of my comfort zone in a lot of areas, uprooted and continuously messed with any notion…

    8 November, 2017