Inside

What do I mean by ‘Inside’? This part of my blog represents my thoughts – sometimes deep and meaningful, other times frivolous but always over-opininionated (you know I have a view on everything, right?). Just the stuff that’s in my head really.  Some posts might be simply a review of the last book I read and others, more about what I’m learning in my current season of life.

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How I Overcame FOMO (then got it back again)

Twice in the last fortnight, people have looked at me quizzically when I've mentioned the term FOMO. Now come on ...
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We Just Don’t ‘Do’ Being Ill

We are never ill in our house. When I say 'never' you know what I mean - never ill enough ...
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There’s Always Hope…

On 5th September 1997, whilst the rest of the British public was mourning the loss of Princess Diana, we were ...
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A Little Summer Catch Up

It's been a while since I wrote a chatty post but it's halfway through summer, we've been on holiday, and ...
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Why Playing Small Does not Serve the World

Do you ever feel embarrassed when someone pays you a compliment? Perhaps the response "Oh no I'm not *that* good (insert ...
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Turning 40, 40th birthday, what's it like being 40, middle age, scared to turn 40,

Coming of Age {Turning 40 isn’t all bad}

At 15 years of age, you think you know everything. Remember that phase? The fact is, whatever stage of life ...
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When Did Ordinary Become Meaningless?

In case you hadn't guessed, I'm a 'words' person. A great quote will stop me in my tracks; I prefer ...
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A Midlife Pity Party

I've been struggling lately, trying to work out what to post on here. But you probably knew that already. I moved ...
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when marriage is hard work

On the Same Team / When Marriage is Hard Work

"That was back when we had a functional family" said my husband as he reminisced about a past weekend away camping ...
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New Year, New….Word

If you've been keeping up with my various oversharing writing outlets for a while now, you will know that a new year is a ...
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