Tag Archives : love

10 signs your friendship is toxic


  Friendships are seriously good for you. A 10-year long Australian study showed that participants with solid friend groups were 22% more likely to live longer, and researchers at Harvard concluded that happiness was “infectious” among friends who lived within a mile of each other. So why am I writing about ties that were cut and friendships that ended instead of celebrating how…

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Dear Future Me: a letter to myself


Well smack my ass and call me Sally. I’ve just gone and surprised myself.   This was not the post I was planning on sharing today, but then I got to procrastinating and was going through my own Facebook posts from way back when (yeah I know, it’s kinda sad stalking yourself but someone’s gotta do it) when I came…

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No – you do not need to tolerate intolerance


  You’ve all heard it before, the classic comeback to when you refute someone for saying something unacceptable: “If you’re so tolerant then you have to tolerate my intolerance”, usually served with a side of smug-face and the absolute conclusion they’ve bested you at your own game.   Except they haven’t. Tolerance in no way requires one to be tolerant…

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So long and thanks for all the beer


Kash is dead. Long live Kash.     I’ve started this blog a good few times and deleted every word after a few lines because I just didn’t think they did the subject any justice. It’s hard trying to put into words what this place has meant to me over the past 6 years. It’s hard to explain how much…

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Welcome to the family, kittens


  Happy Valentines Day y’all. Or for me, happy Kittens Day. You heard right, I am now a proud mommy of two rescue cats.   These two beauties came into my life by pure accident. My best friend and his wife used to attend this anti-fracking community protection camp in Borras, Wrexham, and for some reason, this specific camp became…

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