Recently, I changed my Twitter bio. I’m quite proud of it and think I’m really funny and self deprecating. It got me thinking about adjectives, and words we would use to describe ourselves, if we were given only 5. I’m a very aware person. I am more aware of my faults than I’d like to be, but I maintain that I will always be aware of my shortcomings and I accept them. They are part of me, the same way that my honesty and strength are a part of me. It’s just who I am. I don’t apologise for who I [...]
Work. It’s a huge part of our lives. We rely on it for income, we spend 8 (ok, maybe 10) hours a day there and hopefully, for most of us, we gain satisfaction and enjoyment out of our work. When I wrote about what I would do if I became a Lotto winner, I thought about the things I wouldn’t do if I won the Lotto. I have thought about it several times prior to writing the post (prior to KiKi & Tea even launching) and discussed it with Mr W in some of our “what would we do with loads [...]
“Miss Independent…..oooo she fell in love” so the song goes. Yes yes, the song is all about a girl who is surprised by “this feeling taking over” not suggesting she became less independent when she fell in love. While a very catchy tune (and a GREAT one to sing and dance to when inebriated, trust me!), I take issue with any suggestion that women (or men) should suddenly lose their independence when “falling in love” or “entering a Very Serious relationship” or “obtaining a pet and then becoming co-dependent with your cat”. I have always been a very independent woman. [...]
The other day I came home and my husband was watching this video. It took only a few seconds for me to be completely sucked in to this man and what he had to say. It’s over 23 minutes long, but it’s worth your time. Have a look. Bryan Stevenson: We need to talk about injustice T.