Hello, my name is Emma and I’m an emotional self harmer

Hello, my name is Emma and I am an emotional self harmer. My life is not fullfilled because I will not allow it to be. I rarely allow myself to accept praise or congratulate myself on something done well and I am constantly looking for ways to better myself. I will never be fully happy […]

Molly’s big girl bedroom

I’ve been waiting with anticipation to share this post with you but it was neccessay to keep it absolutely top secret until after Christmas as we decided to give Molly her big girl bedroom as her Christmas present from us. That’s not to say that at 2 years old she uses my laptop or frequents […]

An evening of “Sun down at Gibside”

We were recently invited to join some friends of ours at ¬†Gibside’s Beer Garden for an evening of food, drink and music. Not ever being ones to turn down any of those things we gladly accepted the invitation although we weren’t sure what to expect – a beer garden at a National Trust property? Whatever […]

A day out at the Bowes Museum’s YSL exhibition

My friend and I, both being a bit obsessed with clothes and one of us being an expert in Museum textiles (sadly not me) were both dying to go and see the¬†YSL exhibition at the The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle. It’s perhaps not the sort of thing that you would expect to take a […]

A day out at Washington Wetland Centre

On a rare mid-week day off (albeit in the school summer holidays so it was far from quiet) I decided to join my parents and Molly on an excursion to Washington Wetlands Centre. As I understand it, Molly and her grandparents are frequent visitors here as they enjoy watching and photographing the birds and Molly […]