BOOK REVIEW: Present Over Perfect, by Shauna Niequist

BOOK 35/40 Hello dearest readers! I hope you’re all keeping well and feeling as lovely as ever. So I am bringing you yet another book review- this week, I finished reading Shauna Niequist’s Present Over Perfect. I had heard rave reviews about this book- I’d seen some of the Robertson family Instagramming it, I’d seen other…

Sunflowers: A Bad OCD Day

Yesterday was crap. For the first time in a looooooong time, my OCD felt out of control, and I just couldn’t get it “settled” again. Every technique I’d learned to use in CBT, every distraction, was tossed out the window in a jiffy, and I was stuck in a delayed train, thinking, I can’t do…

BOOK REVIEW: Love That Lasts, by Jeff and Alyssa Bethke

I hate religion, but I love Jesus. You may remember that quote from a YouTube video which went viral a few years back. A guy named Jefferson Bethke was using the spoken word to describe something which I imagine had been on the heart of many Christians for a long time, but no one had…

BOOK REVIEW: The Best Yes, by Lysa TerKeurst

I love reading. If you’re familiar with my blog, or you’ve seen me crouching behind my desk at work, you already know that. And as I grow in my faith and try to figure out how to be a better little human, I love reading books about changing and overcoming obstacles. Something you might not…

Twenty Five things about Me

Hallloooo Internet humans! I hope you’re all having a great Sunday evening. I’ve been helping tourists make their way to the Giant’s Causeway, and slurping tea in between enquiries. I am however excited as my family and I are heading off for a lovely big Sunday dinner in a few short hours- YUM! As I’m…

Reading Challenge, 2017

Helllloooooo Internet People! I hope you’re feeling lovely and wonderful this August afternoon. My boyfriend and I aren’t the most competitive people, but every year, we set ourselves a  “Reading Challenge”. The idea is, we set ourselves a goal of X number of books, and the first person to read that OR the person who…

Turning to face the strange…

Well hellooooo there, lovely Internet People! I hope you’re all well and good an enjoying basking in the intermittent (but nevertheless, real) sunshine good ol’ Irlande du Nord has to offer! This blog post comes to you from the comfort of my bed, and is fuelled by tasty chocolate & caramel Mentos- I know I…