For many, the start of a new year comes with some resolutions and goals for the next 365 (366 this year!) days. Someone said to me today that most people actually set “wishes”- I wish to be 10kg lighter by the end of this year. And then don’t actually do anything about it. A resolution, … Continue reading Birthday Resolutions over New Year’s Resolutions
One of my last published posts, Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone, mentioned that I had been learning to drive, and I thought I better give a little update on that. I passed my driving test! Then I bought a car. All in the same day. It was a pretty overwhelming day, but one of … Continue reading Shut Up and Drive
A logophile is a lover of words. Also called a word lover or philologos. A related term is logomaniac, defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as "a person who is obsessively interested in words.The Internet Epeolatry- the worship of words Try and play Scrabble with my Mum and you'll realise how comparably limited your vocabulary is. She'll pull out words that … Continue reading Word Porn
I’m sure I’m not alone in saying that, whilst I am extremely fond of Abu Dhabi, sometimes I itch to get out of ‘the bubble’ for a breath of reality elsewhere. I was experiencing this “itchy feet” sensation at the beginning of the year and was desperate to get another stamp in my passport. When … Continue reading Exploring Beirut
We are all too often apprehensive about venturing into the unknown. One of the easiest things in the world is to stay in our comfort zone; within the cosy and comfy blanket of the familiar. We question why we would step into the dark forest of what we don't know, when we could stay in … Continue reading Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone
I'm not your typical yogi. I know yogi's will tell you that there is no "typical"- no specific body shape, no gender, no personality type. Yoga is for everyone. I mean, they're not lying, exactly; but some people are just naturals, aren't they? Yoga pants and the poses they're associated with were made for their … Continue reading Yoga? I’m down, dog.
A collection of my favourite and most profound shower thoughts, which will change how you see the world... Nobody has ever been in an empty roomIf you're one in a million, then there's 7,125 people exactly like youIf you drew a penis on a vampire's face when they were sleeping, they'd never find out about … Continue reading Shower Thoughts