July 4, 2020

I watched him speedily run down the balancing plank, my enormous bulging suitcase balancing precariously on his shoulder.

He was only small; how the hell did he do that?!  He quickly disappeared up a sqiggly stone alleyway. Oh gosh! Where was he going with my bag?...

June 30, 2020

Its 7am on Wednesday morning. My phone alarm is beeping away on the floor and as I roll over and silence it, I notice a new ‘hinge’ like;


Ooo…lets have a look... Swiping the notification, I enter my password and it goes direct to Andrews profile.

For a few seco...

February 7, 2020

'6 things you need to start doing to be successful!'

'5 easy ways to break that bad habit!.'

'Do these 5 things everyday and your life will be great!'

Sometimes written with a slight sense of superiority, articles like this and their click-bait style headings suggest tha...

January 29, 2020

We've all been there...

You've found your flight, clicked through to the booking page and now you're being taken through all of the ridiculous extras; '£14 for legroom.' Nope. 'Add in-flight meal for £16.' Supposedly a 'sandwich' so full of additives its a mystery it do...

December 23, 2019

I could feel myself beginning to sweat.

How hot was this coach?

Oh god.  Don’t vomit. Don’t vomit. Don’t vomit.

“Are you ok?”

“Oh yes fine! Fine! Just erm..a bit hot..”

I looked up and smiled brightly from the pad I was trying to write on. I was not ok. Each time the c...

October 4, 2019

"You know Sophie, I really don't know what else to say - you have a lot of real insight and self awareness about this - I don't think there is anything I can tell you that you don't seem to know already...'

He looked at me a little dejected. He seemed like a n...

June 16, 2019

First things first, I don’t actually know very much, so we’ll get that one out of the way. Secondly, and in light of this first thing, I do take regular comfort in the knowledge that a lot of wise people say they’re totally clueless most of the time too. So, baring the...

April 6, 2019

I had a nice Valentine’s day this year, the prototypes for my postcard designs arrived (after being deemed lost), I do believe I did not require an umbrella on my way to work for once and I think maybe even the sun came out too. Nothing remarkable and nothing even remo...

March 3, 2019

I am a huge fan of the small things in life, (yeh alright, take ya mind out of the gutter please...thank you...!), but big achievements, fancy holidays, fancy occasions etc etc - yes they're all great and wonderful but lets be honest, most of daily life isn't a party a...

February 18, 2019

So, carrying on from my previous post, here are the remaining bit and pieces I've picked up about the world of work and our relationship to it. It may have morphed a little bit as I think we have an interesting relationship with 'work' on the whole. In 2019, it plays a...

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Hello! Im Sophie and I like fluffy kittens, rom-coms and sunset walks on the beach. OK, I’m just kidding (well maybe not about those sunset walks..) – but im Sophie and this is my blog dedicated to talking about absolutely anything and everything. No topic is off limits and I intend to share with you my travels, my insights, my struggles and my own experiences so that you may find some comfort and companionship in this glorious mess we call life. Enjoy x

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