My Favorite Finds From UncommonGoods

This is a sponsored post.  All opinions are my own. Regular readers will know that I like quirky shops that ship to the UK.  (New readers, that's a thing.) UncommonGoods is a Brooklyn-based company that offers unique gifts, jewelery, home decor and more.  I love that they work directly with artists and small manufacturers and … Continue reading My Favorite Finds From UncommonGoods


How To De-Stress When You Can’t Walk It Off

As part of my own self-care for anxiety issues, I read a lot on things to do to de-stress.  A lot of these lists that I find rely heavily on running/walking/hiking/getting into interesting yoga poses. To that I say fuck you whatever works.  My point is, all that outward-bound shit doesn't work for me as … Continue reading How To De-Stress When You Can’t Walk It Off

London Book Haul

Thought I'd share my book haul from London.  Because it is physically impossible for me to travel and not come back with books.  And penguin pillows.  Apparently. Book links are Book Depository affiliate links.  More about that here.  I'm aware that that post outlines a blogging schedule, and that today is actually Thursday.  Hi.  Take … Continue reading London Book Haul

A London Weekend At The Twin Peaks UK Festival

I kinda hate talking on the phone.  But I have this one friend who I'd like see every day, and we actually phone each other, on actual phones, something like once a month. My Lobsister Emma deserves her own post (*waves*), but for now I shall use our recent conversation as a prologue, if you … Continue reading A London Weekend At The Twin Peaks UK Festival

17 Stress-Busters & Simple Pleasures

Real-talk time, I was going to call this 17 Things That Piss Me Off.  However.  That only helps me, while these stress-busters will help you, too.  Maybe.  As my Ma says, just try it. I like to watch my kid paint.   Take this morning as an example.  She'd had three halves of two different … Continue reading 17 Stress-Busters & Simple Pleasures

Nonfiction, Fiction, and Stranger than Fiction

Hello! Today's 3 Books, 3 Blogs is a guest post from Angela over at You Are Awesome.   I am heading down to London today for a damn fine cup of coffee at The Twin Peaks Festival. I love all of these people (Angela and the blogs and bloggers she recommends) Thanks to Angela, and … Continue reading Nonfiction, Fiction, and Stranger than Fiction