Autumn Hashtag Challenge
Jenson, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

A few of my favourite things #105

Last week was quite possibly my favourite week of the year so far. I didn't realise how much we all needed a week off until half term rolled around. We very rarely get to spend a whole day together as a family, as Luke and I work different days, so it was really lovely to… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #105

A few of my favourite things
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A few of my favourite things #94

I didn't post a life update last Monday because the previous seven days pretty much consisted of Toy Story and more Toy Story. Not that that's a bad thing; Jenson has pretty good taste in movies. So I decided to do a bumper post this week instead. Here's a little look back at life over… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #94

Staedtler watercolour brush pens
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NSW19: STAEDTLER Design Journey pens [sponsored]

[Ad – sponsored. This post is part of my sponsored campaign for National Stationery Week 2019. Find out more here] It's Day 2 of National Stationery and Day 1 of Stationery Show London. Today's sponsor, STAEDTLER, is launching a new collection at the show and I was treated to a preview. There's also a giveaway… Continue reading NSW19: STAEDTLER Design Journey pens [sponsored]

Spring blossoms
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A few of my favourite things #82

How lovely was yesterday? Spring is well and truly here. Not gonna lie, I was a bit disappointed not to have had a snow day after last year but I'm glad to see the sun again. Ready for a look back at last week? Writing workshop In case you missed it, I went to a… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #82

saturday share
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Saturday Share #141

Welcome to Saturday Share, where I share my favourite blog posts from the last week. This week it's actually a fortnight's worth of posts as I was busy nerding it up for National Stationery Week last week (sidebar: you can still enter my quill set giveaway until midnight). I've added two more books to my… Continue reading Saturday Share #141

Busy B Christmas Planner review
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The ultimate Christmas planner from Busy B

Christmas. It's the most wonderful time of the year. And most stressful. Figuring out where you're going to spend the day, who's cooking, remembering to send a card to that great aunt who you forgot last year but who hasn't let you forget it over the last 12 months... Fortunately I've found something to help… Continue reading The ultimate Christmas planner from Busy B

mental health awareness week 2017
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Some thoughts for Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

The Mental Health Foundation has hosted Mental Health Awareness Week every May since 2000. This year's theme is 'surviving to thriving'. "Good mental health is more than the absence of a mental health problem" - Mental Health Foundation This Mental Health Awareness Week, the Mental Health Foundation is asking why so many people are living… Continue reading Some thoughts for Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

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Welcome to A Cornish Geek!

I'm a feminist bookworm and stationery addict, encouraging women to explore the joys of reading and journaling to feel inspired, empowered and improve their mental wellbeing. Popular posts include 'six months of daily journaling', 'find the perfect bullet journal for you', and 'essential bullet journal supplies'. I also enjoy setting and reflecting on goals, and… Continue reading Welcome to A Cornish Geek!

Books, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Book review: Summary Justice by John Fairfax

I've found myself reading a lot of courtroom dramas/crimes thrillers lately and the more I read the more I think they might be my new favourite genre. They're certainly filling the Good Wife-shaped void in my life. The latest title is Summary Justice* by John Fairfax, a fascinating exploration of human rights, rehabilitation and what… Continue reading Book review: Summary Justice by John Fairfax