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Another personal story

I wasn’t sure if I would write a blog post about this. But sitting here in Lorne (one of my favourite places), looking out onto the ocean, and remembering all of the wonderful things that is Jake, it felt right to write. I choose to take a few days away by myself for the ‘year since’. Self-reflection for me is so important, and in truth I couldn’t face being around people this weekend. It is so interesting because you never think tragedy will happy to you, and you can never predict how you will deal with it when it does. For me this last year has been a learning curve I never expected or wanted. I won’t dwell too much on the past year, apart from noting that perhaps one of the oddest feelings is not being able to remember the end of August through to January last year (apart from a few small memories). I went in to autopilot and my brain cushioned me from the grief by not letting me remember, which I am thankful for. However, the fact that I can’t remember four months of my life has given me even more inspiration to live in the present. I want to remember the big things, the tiny things, and everything in between. I also honestly wouldn’t be the person I am today if it wasn’t for the people around me. “it takes a community to get here” […]

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The Blog of Frog

For those of you who don’t follow me on Instagram, you might not be aware of the famous Frog (my German Shepherd and best bud!). Frog’s real name is Frodo, and he still gets called that when he is in trouble (which you will realise reading these posts, is often), but since he was a puppy his dad and I […]

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House details #5

It has been a while since the last house detail post, mainly because it is has been a while since I have updated the house. But now there are a few new additions… New artwork in the ensuite! From Etsy and Oliveetoriel  Little details on the mirror New artwork in the kitchen! New coffee machine, and again more little details. […]

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Are You Ready For College?

** In collaboration**        Going off to college is a big decision. Not only is it a huge change of lifestyle – you have to be sure that you can afford it and manage the workload (yes, there’s a lot of partying to be had – but sometimes you do have to knuckle down). Here are some of […]

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