Category Archives: Lovely Things

Our Impact on Others

I have a feeling that none of us ever truly comprehend the positive impact that we have on the people in our lives. I’ve certainly known many of my very best friends to severely underestimate the extent to which I … Continue reading

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Smiley Face Badges

I was walking through the streets of Chippenham on my lunch break today, when I passed an enthusiastic stranger. “Yes!” he shouted loudly, “yes! Smiley badge man! Yes!” Apparently he quite liked the smiley face badge that I wear. I … Continue reading

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The Essence of Beautiful Souls

Though I can’t really describe it in tangible terms, I feel as though all of the people that I am most fond of share a certain quality. What’s interesting is that from that special group, there are people of different … Continue reading

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Let’s Turn Blue Monday Into Beige Monday

Today is “Blue Monday” and for those who don’t know what that means, it’s supposedly the most depressing day of the year. With that in mind, I thought it worthwhile to focus on positivity instead. I had a think about … Continue reading

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Top Trumps

As a child, I was always very fond of the game Top Trumps. I used to really love collecting all the different packs, because for me, there’s something very satisfying about seeing different people listed and ranked based in different … Continue reading

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Wickedsick

Around ten years ago, I started using the phrase “wickedsick.” For those who may not be entirely familiar with the meaning of that word, it’s a cool way of expressing that you are happy with something. I remember that it … Continue reading

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Darkness and Light

There’s a lot of darkness in the world. As much as I like to try to be an optimistic person and keep the tone of this blog generally optimistic – this is a fact that I simply cannot ignore. If … Continue reading

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Picking Up Where You Left Off

In the past, some people have said that one of my best qualities was the fact that I can go a long time without seeing somebody, but then immediately pick up where I left off with them and it’s like … Continue reading

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25 Million Steps

In 2011, (around the same time I started writing this blog, actually) I got myself a 3DS. I was very impressed by many of its features – in particular the fact that it had a built in pedometer. I soon … Continue reading

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The Unending Growth of the Broken Heart

I like to think that each time we meet somebody, our heart grows a little bigger. It grows bigger to accommodate the feelings of love and affection that we hold for that person. When a person leaves our lives, our … Continue reading

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