• “Generation Snowflake ‘Ashamed’ Parents Buy Them Houses”…

    “Generation Snowflake ‘Ashamed’ Parents Buy Them Houses”…

    ‘That’s generation snowflake for you’…’Back in my day’…’we are raising a generation of snowflakes where their parents buying them a house is their biggest achievement’…’today’s generation wouldn’t last in my day, they don’t know what hard work is even if it smacked them in the face’…  If you’re a nineties…

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    But Depression, What If You Come Back?

    But Depression, What If You Come Back?

    You know the saying ‘you are only ever two paydays away from bankruptcy’? Well, with depression, I almost feel like it is the same. I was 18 years old when depression first wrapped it’s strong, heavy arms around me. Triggered by my Dad’s suicide and everything that comes with that.…

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    Twitter Bitch-Fests, Willys and House Stress

    Twitter Bitch-Fests, Willys and House Stress

    Welcome to the Blogging By Soph Catch Up. They say what goes up must come down right? A bit like willys [sorry Mum], but seriously, with everything positive that happens there HAS to be some negatives. Over the past few weeks, in fact pretty much since June, I have been…

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    HELP! I Am Buying A House…But I Have Anxiety

    HELP! I Am Buying A House…But I Have Anxiety

    Years. In fact, months, I have been dreaming of this very moment where I could finally say I was buying a house. I have been saving every penny, to build up enough money for a deposit on a house. All of a sudden, I HAVE BOUGHT A HOUSE. Ordinarily, I…

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    The Reason I Why I Don’t Want Children (But I Really Do)

    The Reason I Why I Don’t Want Children (But I Really Do)

    I had planned to write another Battle of the Apps post tonight, however on my way home I was listening to the Happy Mum, Happy Baby podcast which is hosted by Giovanna Fletcher [it is a truly brilliant podcast btw]. It was the episode with Deborah James and Tracie Gledhill who…

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    An Open Letter to My School Years

    An Open Letter to My School Years

    I have been trying to think of the next open letter post to write. I have a few ideas running round my head but I think right now, this is the most apt. I feel that I have come a long way since I wrote my first open letter post…

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    A Strongly Worded Letter to Chris Ingham

    A Strongly Worded Letter to Chris Ingham

    Chris Ingham, I’m not interested in whether you are guilty or innocent. Quite frankly, it is none of my business. I am pretty sure I know the truth of the answer, but that is not why I am writing this letter.  The Girls If it was me, [which obviously it…

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    Strictly, It Takes 12 – Professionally Trained Dancers

    Strictly, It Takes 12 – Professionally Trained Dancers

    This week comes with some bloggers thoughts on professionally trained celebrity dancers. I love the variance of thoughts and opinions that this post has put together. It has certainly made me think about my own opinion on them.  Well hello, welcome to the first episode in my MAMMOTH Strictly series.…

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    A Battle of the Apps: Adobe Lightroom

    A Battle of the Apps: Adobe Lightroom

    Lightroom: The Winter Blog Photography Saviour.  Following on from the success of my last ‘battle of the apps’ post, I come to you with my second all-time favourite blogging app. In fact, I would almost go as close to say it is joint first with UNUM – let’s face it the…

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    An Open Letter to Domestic Violence

    An Open Letter to Domestic Violence

    So, if you were any doubt where I get my ability to write from – look no further. I am really proud of my Mum for writing this. This is such a personal thing for the both of us to talk about. I started writing my open letter posts, firstly,…

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