Hey everyone! Just a quick post to let you know that I am taking part in a 45km walk/run for Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice. If you can spare any pennies, I would be so grateful, and will leave the link below. Less than 6p in every £1 comes from the government, which means the… Continue reading 45km Trek for Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice
Where on earth do I start?! I have been online dating before. I met my ex through POF and we were together for nearly 5 years, so I went into Tinder with high hopes! Now, I don't know if it's because I am online dating now, as a 27 year old, not looking for a… Continue reading What I’ve learnt from being on Tinder for 6 weeks.
Going through a breakup, will be one of the hardest things any of us have to face. I recently went through a breakup with someone I had been with for nearly 5 years. I have always been a positive person, but when you all of a sudden loose someone after all those years, it can… Continue reading How to stay positive during a break-up
I think starting a new job is one of the most terrifying things you can do. Having started a new job last week, these feelings are very fresh in my mind, and I thought I would write a blog post about how I prepared and made myself feel as prepared as possible. I will confess,… Continue reading How to prepare for the first day in your new job
Okay, so I have just over 2 and a half years, but you have to be organised with these things! Get another piercing Buy a house Be comfortable with my weight and size Go to Sorrento Go to New York Go to Edinburgh at Christmas time Be in a career I am content in. Run… Continue reading 30 things to do before my 30th!
Can you believe it's that time of year already?! This year has absolutely flown by, much to my dismay. 2018 has been a year of change. As with most people, it has had it's ups and downs but one thing is for certain. I have learnt more about myself this year, particularly in these last… Continue reading Goals for 2019
I think most people are aware to certain degree the strain the NHS are under. For just under 2 years, I worked in the Radiology department of a very busy hospital in Sussex. I witnessed such a change in not only the physical area I worked in, but the difference in staff around me. The… Continue reading The realities of working for the NHS
It was the week before Christmas in December 2016 when my Dad told me he had Cancer of the left kidney. I remember he wouldn't even say the word, he just called it the 'big C.' I went into a state of shock. I worked in a hospital at the time which made me that… Continue reading How to cope with a parents cancer diagnosis
But seriously though?! It is my own name, it is how I am identified, yet I still feel uncomfortable correcting someone if they mispronounce or even call me by a different name. So first things first, my name is Marie-Clare. The 'Marie' is pronounced 'marry' and that's where I firstly get most issues. It doesn't… Continue reading Why don’t I correct people when they mispronounce my name?!
Chichester will forever be my favourite place. I may be biased as I was born here, BUT, just wait until you see some of the pictures I took today. I by no means feel that my pictures do Chichester justice, however considering it was pouring with rain, I think I have done an okay job.… Continue reading A day out in Chichester, West Sussex