Musings · Relationships

5 covert control and manipulation tactics (my warnings to you) ☠️πŸ”ͺπŸ’˜

I’ve been meaning to write this article for some time now, and what perfect chance than during a pandemic? 😁 Generally, I believe that what goes on between partners is private. But this is a special circumstance, because with my previous β€˜boyfriend’ there was no relationship at all. I’ve never had an interaction with such… Continue reading 5 covert control and manipulation tactics (my warnings to you) ☠️πŸ”ͺπŸ’˜

Conference · Musings

UK Project on Nuclear Issues 2020 Conference Proposal… eeep!! | Vegan banana bread 🍌πŸ₯πŸž

In one of the last blog posts, I shared how I’ve been able to overcome crippling social anxiety through forcing myself to speak in public. Well, that journey is never over, because I’ve been lucky to have been accepted to present at the 10th UK PONI (Project on Nuclear Issues) Annual Conference 2020 in June!… Continue reading UK Project on Nuclear Issues 2020 Conference Proposal… eeep!! | Vegan banana bread 🍌πŸ₯πŸž

PΓ’tisserie · PopSci

Cocoa butter polymorphism | Macarons au chocolate 🍫πŸͺ

⚠️ WARNING 🚨 chocolate heavy post! πŸ™ˆπŸ© Hello, dear reader ☺️ Thanks for stopping by! I take it you’re here to learn more about how the fat in chocolate behaves and/or making chocolate macarons? Either way, I hope it’s chocolate-related, or you may be overwhelmingly disappointed… πŸ˜• It’s been an interesting several months for me…… Continue reading Cocoa butter polymorphism | Macarons au chocolate 🍫πŸͺ

Musings · Royal Navy Reserves

Overcoming debilitating shyness 🀐 | The best banana bread 🍌πŸ₯πŸž

A brief commentary on my journey thus far with anxiety, and it’s inextricable links with shyness, public speaking, leadership, and failure… oh, and banana bread; one of the most versatile of all breads πŸ˜‡ πŸ” Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and its limitations πŸ” Public speaking πŸ” Leadership and the Royal Naval Reserves πŸ” TL;DR (takeaways)… Continue reading Overcoming debilitating shyness 🀐 | The best banana bread 🍌πŸ₯πŸž

Musings

A clear vision for 2020? | Beef with white chocolate sauce and a sweet potato and goat’s cheese roulade

My previous post was written on Christmas Eve 2014… over five whole years ago! I remember not being so happy with how my bΓ»che de NoΓ«l turned out, but looking at the photos five years later, it doesn’t actually look too bad! I think I was being hard on myself at the time, especially considering… Continue reading A clear vision for 2020? | Beef with white chocolate sauce and a sweet potato and goat’s cheese roulade

Musings

Merry Christmas πŸŽ„πŸŽπŸŽ…πŸ€Άβ˜ƒοΈπŸŽ‰ | BuΜ‚che de Noël Entremets

From a past me on Christmas Eve 2014: Merry Christmas, everybody! I’ve been looking forward to Christmas so much for the last few months; a time to relax a little, catch up with some work and things I haven’t had the time to do recently, getting up late, eating lots of food, drinking copious amounts… Continue reading Merry Christmas πŸŽ„πŸŽπŸŽ…πŸ€Άβ˜ƒοΈπŸŽ‰ | BuΜ‚che de Noël Entremets

Travel · Volunteering

Post-Expedition Thank You πŸ’–: Funding the Kazunzu Village of Hope’s Construction Project πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡ΏπŸ§±πŸ™Œ

Jambo rafikis πŸ‘‹ Good day to you! Thank you for clicking through to my post. I hope your Christmas season is going well βœ¨πŸŽ„πŸŽπŸŽ…πŸ½πŸ€ΆπŸ¦ŒπŸŒ°πŸŽ‰ Lorna, Patrick, and I taking a well-needed shade break! β˜€οΈπŸ”₯πŸ’¦πŸ₯΅ Firstly, thank you to everyone who has supported this wonderful venture of mine. I hope you enjoyed your cake? It’s not… Continue reading Post-Expedition Thank You πŸ’–: Funding the Kazunzu Village of Hope’s Construction Project πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡ΏπŸ§±πŸ™Œ

Travel · Volunteering

Funding the Kazunzu Village of Hope’s Construction Project: giving back to local and international communities πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡ΏπŸ§±πŸ™Œ

Hi everyone! Thank you for clicking onto my page, and welcome And what a beautiful reason there is behind my first post! Please keep reading to find a service that I may be able to provide as a fundraising activity πŸ“–πŸ‘‡… and also for a bonus recipe 🍫🍰πŸ₯° Fundraiser: Charlotte Levy Location: Britain’s Ocean City… Continue reading Funding the Kazunzu Village of Hope’s Construction Project: giving back to local and international communities πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡ΏπŸ§±πŸ™Œ