Category Archives: Soapbox

*Insert great catchy title about not giving up* (30 Days, Days 15 & 16)

Ahem. Yes. I seem to have stopped exercising. Not sure what happened. Did my workout on day 14, great, feeling very enthusiastic about the future. Found some most excellent yoga videos shared on another blog (Yoga with Adriene, try it, … Continue reading

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Yoga vs White Supremacy (30 Days, Day 9)

I have yoga’d again this eve, but my heart wasn’t in it. I could not centre myself, or remain present in the moment. I could not force myself to hold the downward facing dog with my head dangling and the … Continue reading

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Pastures New

Hi all you patient followers of my long silent blog! It’s been 2 years of turmoil since I last posted. I’ve moved house three times, believed I’d found love twice, landed my dream job and turned it down (I’m still … Continue reading

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Desperate Times

Yesterday I woke up and realised that I was tired of complaining. I made a snap decision: no more negativity. No whinging. It was going pretty well until I wandered into the kitchen half an hour later and saw one … Continue reading

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‘If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies’

I went on holiday recently, and being the terrible caregiver that I am, completely forgot to do anything about my plants. I don’t know any of my neighbours so noone was going to come in and water them. I’d meant … Continue reading

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Global Villagers and the Greetings Conundrum

I’ve always been a fairly ‘no contact’ kind of person. Which is fine, because I’m British. I’m allowed to keep a reasonable amount of distance between my body and everybody else’s; it’s a part of my culture. When I meet … Continue reading

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The End of the World As We Know It

I’ve been on two little outings this week that I thought were worth a mention, The two are unrelated, but can be tenuously linked under a sort of apocalyptic theme…

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