ABANDONED YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION YET???

Abandoned your new year's resolution yet??

So it’s the 9th January 2017. Christmas and New Year’s has flown by in the blink of an eye. Which leads me to questions you probably have heard again and again during this time of year. Did you make a New Year’s resolution? If yes… Are you still persevering with it or have you admitted […]

12 QUOTES ON FAILURE

Failure isn't the end of the world.

Failure. We’ve all failed at something. Some have messed up more than others. Some people’s failure has been spectacular. It is a part of life, just like breathing or sleeping. The key is to not to let it crush you. It can be devastating and you might just want to jack everything in, but don’t. […]

FLUNKED YOUR EXAMS??? HERE’S WHAT TO DO…

Examination Paper

It’s the big day that you receive your results. The ominous day that has been looming over your head like a large, menacing, swinging axe has finally arrived. You are apprehensive, anxious, restless. You force yourself to inhale deep breaths in an attempt to calm yourself down. You walk, your legs feeling both like lead […]

EMBRACING FAILURE

Failure

Did you know that failure is actually a GOOD thing??? Yes, it really is! I know it probably doesn’t feel like it at the time. In fact, depending on how great the failure is at the time, you might feel like wallowing in self-pity or raging at the world and/or anyone who dares to approach […]

THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF MAKING BANANA CAKE

A monster, angry that it can't make banana cake?

I cracked it! I really thought I’d cracked it! I have been attempting to make this cake since late 2012 from the first time they aired ‘Gran Hotel’ on Sky Arts (a really great Spanish drama series). Fast forward to last week. Surely the ninth banana cake HAD to be the charm? Nope. Just another […]