50 Things

50 things that make me feel good…

Upon Your Shoulders

I’ve been reeling over the past few days, hovering between sadness and anger, grief and the cusp of depression, yet thankfully not sinking. I don’t live in the US. I don’t know what it’s like to have someone like him voted in as President-elect. I know what it’s like to be horrified by the result…

Under the Sea

‘…most of the animals in our ocean make light.’ – Edith Widder.

Self Care: A List

Some days are hard. Sometimes, you don’t have the energy to do much except the bare minimum. Some days, you’re tired, and want nothing more than to sleep, eat, and read, or watch films. Or you’ve had an exceptionally bad day, or week. Or perhaps you’ve been neglecting yourself, and your nerves are jangled, everything…

Weekend Coffee Share: Hygge, Poetry, and Baths

Theoretically, if we were having coffee, we wouldn’t be having coffee at this time of night. It’s twenty-five minutes to midnight on a Sunday. Instead, we’d be drinking a relaxing hot drink – herbal tea, hot chocolate, or warm milk (or a glass of cold milk, if that’s more appealing). I’d tell you that I’ve…