Birthday Ponderings

There are moments throughout the year where circumstance forces us to think about our lives and consider the human existence. Birthdays and New Year do this for me, and I’m sure they do for many of you. I find myself…

It’s My Birthday! A Letter To Me A Year Ago

Dear 2016 Bethany, Your life sucks. An over-excited 25-year-old The very fact that I’m writing this is an indication that it’s going to get better – much better. I know that today is one of your low points, but I…

Twenty Four Things I’ve Learned

As I’m turning twenty-five tomorrow, here are twenty-four things I’ve learned over the years. Everyone wants something, even if it’s just friendship Sometimes people don’t hate you; they just forget you There are too few hours in the day to…

If We Were Having Coffee

Okay, real talk, I’ve never done a tag. However, I’ve seen this one on Gwennan and Rachel’s blogs, coupled with the fact that the ol’ idea factory is running low of late, I thought I’d get in on the action.…

Travel And Its Importance To Me

My very first holiday was at the age of about 18 months, when my Mum, Dad and I went to Majorca. I talked about it incessantly in the run-up, confusing all of the staff at nursery as I told them…

Sick Days Ramble

Honestly, I didn’t know what to write for today. If I’m being completely honest, I still don’t know what I’m writing. I was supposed to spend my Saturday out and about in Manchester, running errands and generally having a fun…

10 Things About Me

Oooh you can tell I’m running out of steam can’t you? It’s been a tough few weeks at work and I’m running on empty, in desperate need of a few days off. Coupled with the fact that my thighs are…

I Just Love Quizzes, Okay? Myers-Briggs Personality Types

As a child and teenager, I was very into personality quizzes of all kinds. I never really took them seriously, but finding out if I was more Mary-Kate or Ashley definitely seemed like a worthwhile way to spend my time.…

Forks In The Road

Sometimes I can’t sleep at night. I find that I struggle to sleep for about one or two days a month, usually just after my period. I don’t know if it’s a common thing but lying awake for hours seems…

A Year In A Notebook

This notebook was part of a gift given to me when I left my old job back in April 2016, and it became a firm favourite of mine. I always end up with one notebook that I use to death…

Getting Old | Ramblings

I am rapidly approaching my twenty-fifth birthday and I’m not sure how I feel about it. Back in sixth form, at the age of 17 or so, I had a conversation with a close friend about how we both wanted…


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