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A Sad Little Year: what blogging taught me in 2017

  If my 2017 had a name, it would not be “The Year of Prolific Blogging.” In fact, I managed a grand total of 14 blog posts this year. Even after promising myself – and you – that I would try to blog at least once a week, I barely wrote once a month. And yet,...

Thank God For Evergreens: Self-Care Ideas for Surviving Winter

On a gloomy day last winter, I was standing at my kitchen looking out into the vastness of my neighbour’s backyard and I noticed it was populated by a bunch of evergreen trees. It occurred to me in that moment that I was so grateful for them. Against the grey skies, they stood tall and proud and lush with green. When everything else around them was dead or dormant, refusing to grow, they were steadfast in their aliveness. Though the rain and howling winds, evergreens are reliably vital.

Sad, Tired People Make Shithouse Friends: an apology

I don’t always feel this bad. I had a great summer. The sunshine certainly helps. But I never feel really, genuinely great. And I think that’s a problem.

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I’m Angie!  I mum. I write. I wife. My husband would say this is the correct order.  He’s so neeeedy. I live with my family in Melbourne, Australia, where I complain about the weather for 90% of the year – but I can’t imagine living anywhere else. Except maybe in Lake Como, waving to my neighbours George and Amal each morning.

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