Em Linthorpe

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‘I survived my mother’s abortion when she was eight months pregnant – and discovered she didn’t know I was alive’

Melissa Ohden, 40, was born weighing just 2Ib 14oz, suffering jaundice, respiratory distress and seizures after her mother’s failed abortion in …

Empathy

Spring Rolls…

After an adventurous cooking class experienced in Da Nang, Vietnam, here is my recipe for easy Spring Rolls. In Vietnam, the cooked spring roll is …

Vietnam

Be the Best Version of Yourself

I’m in the midst of a flare.<p>More specifically the pain from nerve root damage in my back is uncontrolled. Driving me insane! Those of you who have …

Pain

Auckland Activities - Waiheke Island

Sometimes plans are just not meant to be! We ended up on the gorgeous Waiheke Island on a whim, with virtually no planning! It was a lovely place to …

New Zealand

Made up FAQ 2

Despite Bryntin previously setting up and answering his own made up FAQ’s before, that hasn

Loneliness

This Is Going to Hurt Me…

“This is going to hurt me more than it is going to hurt you.” It’s a phrase rarely heard anymore, but one that once was common. It was usually …

Time I

Helpless in London

Northerners on tour!<p>I was a little uneasy about the whole weekend anyway.<p>It was a harsh contrast between really wanting to do something, which was to …

Stone Age

Cool Lifts and Cardigans

Hannah was late again (see I told you that would be the first line Hannah!). If you’ve been following my adventures for a while you’ll know Hannah is …

Your guide to cleaning up your inbox in one hour

You don’t need a whole day to spring clean a messy inbox.<p>Chances are your inbox is a lot like that abandoned basket of stuff sitting in the back of your closet. You know it’s dying to be cleaned out (and is housing many hidden surprises), but the thought of tackling such a task is overwhelming. And …

Productivity

Dim Sum Sunday – Hakkasan Hanway Place

The post Dim Sum Sunday – Hakkasan Hanway Place appeared first on London Unattached - London Lifestyle Blog.Dim Sum Sunday – better than a bottomless …

Food & Dining

Self-care & Cupcakes | Gin & Lemonade

Funny story, I downloaded a meditation app. It’s called Calm. And I actually used it. To mediate, find relaxation, hide, whatever. This happened, a …

Cupcakes

Tales From Therapy: Suspicious Minds

It’s been a while since I updated on my therapy “journey”, but two things happened these past few days which reinforced something I’ve been exploring …

Mental Health

50 Useful Tips to Boost Your Organisation and Productivity

A routine is incredibly important to productivity, motivation and organisation and <b>a morning routine (even if you aren’t a morning person) followed by</b> …

Productivity

Does it scare you?

<i>“If it doesn’t scare you, it won’t change you.” ~ Anonymous</i><p>Do you get butterflies in your stomach when you try something new or different?<p>I do.<p>If you …

Employment

14 empty products from June

Before I go into my June 2018 empties, I thought it would be interesting to look back at my June 2017 empties. Of the 18 products I mentioned, 4 of …

Skin Care

Weekend Coffee Share

It has been a while since I have participated in weekend coffee share. Head over to Eclectic Ali for all the details. Summary weekend coffee share is …

Coffee

Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales: Maid Maleen ⋆ There's Something About KM

“There was once a King who had a son who asked in marriage the daughter of a mighty King; she was called Maid Maleen, and was very beautiful.”<p>Aaah, …

Weddings

Getting around Malta: Car v Bus

When I first booked our trip to Malta I envisioned doing it all by bus. Rudimentary research told me that Malta has an extensive bus network and at …

Taxicabs

Introducing the #PickledBlogs Tag and the Pickled Blog Project

The End of an Era<p>June 2018 brought some changes.<p>My favourite Facebook blogging group, Big Up Your Blog, closed its doors. Created by the fabulous …

Social Media

Nobody Is Immortal #ThursdayThoughts

Last night we were all busy, watching the England game.<p>What a cracker!<p>Now, I’m no footy fan, but when it comes to international tournaments like …

Blood Tests

Bored/ Street Photography in Jaipur

Bored! Monochrome shots from Street photography in Jaipur Bazaar. Posted for Wordless-Wednesday

Jaipur

Top Ten Tunes- 2008

Every Friday, I’m publishing my top ten songs from a single year and this week it’s the turn of <b>2008</b>. And can you believe we only 10 more years to …

Top 10

A new style

I am going to need some new Categories and Tags for my posts on here.<p>I have been using ‘Black and White’, ‘Landscape’, ‘Photography’. That pretty …

Framing

Day 6: NHS’ 30 Day #NurseBloggers Challenge – What I Fear in the Future of Nursing

What I fear in the future of nursing… I feel like this may be a weighted question referring to something going on in England that I am not fully …

Instagram summer ! !

I was thinking of a summer post or tag. What do to….. I put it out there to a friend and she had a brilliant idea. Thank you Wanda (over at A …

Instagram

Blogging & A Beverage

And so, hello. Regular readers will know I’ve been blogging for a while. In the last 18 months, I’ve taken blogging more seriously and also had more …

Blogging

Date Night With Dirk, Sort of...

I spent my day doing my usual things, got all my household chores done, got the evening dinner simmering in the crock pot. Then, I waited anxiously …

Iggy Pop

Mid-Year Freak Out Book Tag 2018

I first came across this Book Tag on Literary Weaponry, although by now I’ve seen it on just about every book blog. I’m hoping that you haven’t …

Books

I Don't Know My Number

I stopped smoking 7 months ago.<p>I went from 20 cigarettes a day to zero, with the help of Champix and many Chupa Chups lollipops.<p>“Don’t you feel so …

Skinny Jeans

Slip slidin’ away

<b>‘On — and off — the many wet roads of Uganda.’</b><p>I wish I had a nickel for every time my mother told me that I “wasn’t made of sugar, so I wouldn’t …