With mental health there is no one size fits all in my experience. When I am brave enough to admit to people “I suffer with anxiety” people are shocked. It’s usually accompanied with “you? But you’re so outgoing, happy”.
It was probably about 5 years after moving to the Lake District, that I bought my first pair of walking boots and discovered my love for the hills.
My name is Gina and at 44 and 1/2 I’ve never had a pet. Unless you include a goldfish won at the fair whose lifespan was usually about a month!
Another year has passed by in a blink of an eye, they say the older you get the quicker it passes. Though when I speak with my 2 stepsons, they think the same, I guess we are just leading busier lives.
I like to describe myself as high maintenance so I can be low maintenance. Yes that may sound like a contradiction but let me explain. I’ve had my eyebrows tattooed, I have regular waxing, nails done all so I’m good to go with less prep hence making me low maintenance. I had an eyelash lift … More Eyelash lift
Originally posted on Adventures of Cumbrian Blondie:
This week marks 33 years since you passed away. They say time brings acceptance, but as each year that passes it makes me feel sad that I can’t really remember what you looked like, or how it felt to be cuddled by you, what you sounded like. I…
Gin and chocolate what could possibly go wrong?? I was invited to a Gin talk and chocolate truffle making night at my friends place “The Cocoa Bean” in Hawkshead. The cocoa bean is a chocolate shop where you can make your own too, whether you’re 5 or 85.
I grew up in a place called Over Norton in the heart of the Cotswolds. Over Norton is a tiny village, it’s a very beautiful chocolate box village, but there is literally nothing to do there. I laugh when I hear teenagers complaining of life in Kendal and there being nothing to do. The only … More Eyes down
I’d always thought that having a PT was a bit pretentious as it’s mostly associated with the rich and famous. Stories of how the star’s PT had got them back into shape after having a baby, or for an upcoming movie role.
I have always been a fan of Jamie’s since he first burst onto the scene way back in 1999. I used to have 4 times the amount of cookery books I have now, pairing them down to my favourites which Jamie made the cut!