Anxiety: Intolerance of Uncertainty…

When talking about anxiety, it is essential to understand that anxiety can come in many forms that can result in depression symptoms, panic attacks, OCD, … Continue Reading

I, Daniel Blake

You may recognise the title of this post as the name of a well-known film.  I, Daniel Blake won a BAFTA two years ago for Outstanding British Film and has also secured other notable awards.  And it really does deserve its accolades. Firstly … spoiler alert!  I do talk about the film in-depth here so … Continue Reading

Learning a language and its benefits

You can never understand one language until you understand at least two. – Geoffrey Willans Did you learn a language at school? I did! I think most people in their lifetime may have had a shot at French, German or Spanish as part of their school curriculum. Maybe you studied a language to GCSE or … Continue Reading

Eco is the way to go!

Like many people in the world today, I am proud to confess that I am truly passionate about the environment.  The world is currently home to over 7.5 billion people so why wouldn’t people want to look after their home and its surroundings? Unfortunately, so many factors are adversely affecting our planet today.  Pollution, global … Continue Reading


A couple of years ago, you may have seen a certain hashtag trending on social media. #MeToo I had spotted the phrase being used by all sorts of people; friends, colleagues, celebrities and strangers.  Did you know what it was all about?  If not, I’m about to reveal all. The movement originated from women who … Continue Reading

My entirely (or should I say en-Thai-ely) amazing adventure

There aren’t many posts I write where I don’t quite know where to start, but the excitement has sent my head all over the place – in a good way! I have just come to the end of *the* most amazing six-week adventure! I guess I’d better start from the beginning so that you can … Continue Reading