Thirsty for a Drop of Gratitude

If you have running water freely available in your home that is safe to drink and is hot and cold, you form part of the richest people on earth. One in ten people don’t have access to safe drinking water. Of the nine people that do have access, four have to fetch it from outside their homes. 50% of […]

Review of Resolutions

So this year I decided to have quarterly reviews of my 2015 resolutions. Sad to say, they didn’t always make it up to the blog, but I did constantly remind myself of the challenges I set out to achieve, and even though I never wrote them down, it did seem to help, so I’m happy […]

Life = Cupcake

Baking has always instilled fear in my heart. I was horrible. My fudge either resembled a sticky toffee mess, or was burnt to look like something from Middle Earth. Not pleasant. My baking excursions usually ended with dessert in the trash, and me crying on the kitchen floor. So, needless to say, I decided from […]

Répondez s’il vous plaît

Otherwise known as RSVP, Répondez s’il vous plaît is a French phrase that has presumably been around since the 18th century. It’s meaning is widely known as Please Reply, but it seems that during the last few years people have forgotten this courtesy and the etiquette that surrounds this little French phrase. Now, just because you don’t form […]

The Teddy Bear Solution

Thank goodness that’s over. Let me just say, I’m not someone that gets stressed often. I can literally count the times that I have genuinely stressed about something on one hand. I’m 22. Now I do consider myself lucky, because who enjoys waking up in the morning immediately feeling dreadful about all the possible horrible […]