Diet changes

Over the past couple of years we’ve (Beloved Husband and I) been becoming more aware of issues around food. It comes after years of eating as students and, at various times, struggling with money, health, stress, and all those other little things that make healthy eating a struggle. We started watching Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the […]

Newcastle on a Friday night

View this post on Instagram Newcastle on a Friday night A post shared by Rebecca Brown (@beccabrown) on Jun 19, 2015 at 12:32pm PDT Well, I suppose technically this is a view of Gateshead from Newcastle. But who’s being picky? Newcastle always gives me the feeling of being a vibrant city, full of life. The […]

Thoughts on Labour after #GE2015

My reaction to the General Election result was shock, horror, despondency then determination. I have a million thoughts in my head, and one blog post will not rule them all, so I’m going to try to order my thoughts in dribs and drabs. I guess one of the biggest questions may be, what happened to […]

Tactical Voting

As someone with unashamedly left-wing views, I have to ask the question as to whether I should be voting for the Greens, as per my last post, or whether that will, in fact, split the opposition vote, dooming us to another five years of Tory government and wasting my left-wing opinion. This is a valid […]

Why I’m voting Green in May

I have absolutely no intention of voting Labour or Conservative in May. I have no interest in the old boys’ club currently in charge. I have heard it said that there is no point in voting Green, that they will never get in and that my vote could have been used to vote Labour and oust […]

No excuses…

… anywhere is a good place to read if you want to. These were all the same journey home this afternoon!  That’s my boy 🙂

Exercise and Depression

It’s the most obvious thing you get told when you have depression: try exercise, it will make you feel better. While it’s true it’s also one of the most difficult and hopeless things to even think of. When you have depression getting out of bed feels like a marathon. On the worse days getting through […]

Memory Walk

A few weeks ago on a whim I signed up for the Memory Walk at Chester-le-Street in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society. It is a fantastic cause and my grandma has dementia so it’s a personal cause too. Now, it’s only 3 miles but it is worth bearing a few things in mind. First, I’m […]