Category Archives: Leisure

Living With a Boy; A New Talent

We are all born with talents – isn’t that what we learn at primary school. We should all celebrate each others gifts and talents. Some of us play instruments, some of us are good at art, public speaking, saying the … Continue reading

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Living with a Boy; THAT illness changes everything

WARNING: OVERSHARE The beginning of a relationship takes a large amount of preparation time in order to look your best at all times. Those first few dates, well the boyfriend had never seen me better! Make up, hair straightening, making … Continue reading

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Living with a Boy; A Parent’s Warning

Before the boyfriend moved in my parents finally admitted something to me: “Mary,” they said, “We couldn’t live with you.” After living in their home for 18 years, they finally admitted¬†that given the choice, they would never live with me … Continue reading

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Living with a boy; A Revelation

So one month ago I moved in with my boyfriend. Big decision but it felt right blah blah blah, you know the drill.¬†As moving to London was a big part of my life, and a massive adjustment, as is this. … Continue reading

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Northener Running in London

Training for a half marathon is hard, yes it’s only 13 miles but when you’re carrying around that little bit of extra weight and you’re not the fastest runner in the world it can be challenging. The task is made … Continue reading

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A Northerner in London – one year on

In a couple of weeks time it will have been exactly one year since I packed up my two bags, got on a train and moved down to the big smoke – London. It has been an exciting year, a … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from a London Bus

In order to avoid getting the tube whilst temperatures reach astonishing highs for England (over 15 degrees) I have began to do my entire commute on a bus. Sounds hellish I’m sure, but I always get a seat, I can … Continue reading

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