# BabySteps

..The flowers are always asleep

“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.” ~ Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland I’ve never been particularly good at gardening and, having rented flats and houses for most of my adult life, have never really had the opportunity to get creative in my own space anyway.  This house is the first that I have rented on my own and actually had a garden all to myself. I have got a bit fed up of coming home to flowerbeds full of dandelions and so, inspired by the fairy lights I hung on a trellis a couple of weeks […]

On Simplifying & Small, Life Changing, Decisions

Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. – Simone de Beauvoir If you think about it, every decision you make in your life, whether it’s what to have for breakfast or whether to take that job, effects your path in life.   I don’t know whether I believe in destiny but I (after a long time) do believe in myself.  That belief has given me the confidence to make decisions about how I live my day to day life which others would, frankly, find rather odd. The whole no-poo thing is one such thing: I’m […]