Clueless, Comfort Zones & Memories #LittleLoves

The #LittleLoves linky took a break over the summer so I decided I would too. As much as I love sharing my little loves each week it can be difficult to keep up sometimes. The weeks just fly by and I find myself wondering what to share. As I love the linky so much I’ve decided to take part fortnightly instead.

After a week of niggles about various people and things it’s nice to be able to list the little loves that have brought me some joy.


I’ve been entering competitions as a hobby now for around 16 years and I’ve won some amazing prizes. Recently I’ve been reading through my old winning letters and emails that I keep in files. I’m so glad I kept them as they bring back some wonderful memories. They also remind me how unbelievably lucky I’ve been over the years.


One night this week after feeling grumpy all day I decided I needed to watch a feel good movie. I knew exactly the film that would pull me out of my funk, and that was Clueless. This has to be my ultimate 90’s favourite, you can’t help but feel good after watching it. I love that it’s light-hearted and fun, it includes lots of embarrassing 90’s fashion too. Watching it did the trick and cheered me up no end.

I can’t not mention the Game Of Thrones finale, wow is all I can say. What a way to leave a season hanging, I don’t love that we may have to wait until 2019 for season 8 though.


I sent a text to two of my very good friends who I don’t see often this week. I heard back from both of them, they are happy and well. It was lovely to catch up even if it was by text.

I’ve also been rediscovering my love for P!nk’s album ‘Funhouse’*. I saw the speech about her little girl week and it reminded how much I admire her and what she stands for.


I made plans, lists and goals for the month ahead. September looks to be a busy month work wise so I’ve made myself some editorial calendars to keep me on track with blogging. I bought myself an academic diary/planner *specifically for blogging too.


I actually have something for this section this week. I’m working with JD Williams on a blog post and they sent me a lovely dress and two pairs of shoes. I pushed myself way out of my comfort zone by doing a mini photo shoot for an upcoming blog post. I’m certainly not a natural and felt uncomfortable at first but my husband kept making me giggle and he managed to get some not bad photo’s of me. I don’t think it’s something I would do again but I’m glad I gave it a go.

And lastly…

Chris has 9 days off work next week and I can’t wait for us all to spend some time together. We are squeezing in a few days of fun before the kids go back to school on Wednesday. The kids really want to go on a train so we have booked tickets to take them to the museum in Liverpool. They will both be really excited when we tell them.

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  1. September 2nd 2017 / 7:29 AM

    Clueless is such an awesome film! I might have to watch it this weekend now. You look great in that dress. It’s so weird posing in front of a camera, isn’t it? I’ve only ever done it a couple of times, even though I know I should keep pushing myself so it gets more normal. I bet it’d be the same for you 🙂 Hope you have a great weekend!

    • September 3rd 2017 / 10:11 PM

      Thanks Halina, it did feel strange but I soon relaxed into it. It’s definitely good to push yourself x

  2. September 2nd 2017 / 6:05 PM

    Wasn’t Pink’s speech just incredible. I think she is such a good role model and she nailed that speech. Her daughter is gorgeous. I’ve always been a big fan! Clueless!!! such a good film, and now one I think I am going to have to watch! Have a wonderful weekend. Popping over from #littleloves

    • September 3rd 2017 / 10:12 PM

      Thanks lovely, she’s certainly one inspirational lady x

  3. September 4th 2017 / 10:16 PM

    Lovely pic of you! I watched Clueless the other day too, forgot how good it is! Hope you have a lovely few days together before school restarts!

  4. September 5th 2017 / 1:23 PM

    Clueless! Now that’s a blast from the past! Love that film,
    You look fab in that dress. I know what you mean though, it’s hard being out of our comfort zone and being in front of the camera instead of behind it. xx

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