Monthly Archives: December 2018

Giving the finger to New Year’s Resolutions

Miz Melly/ December 31, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

It’s December 31st and I woke up this morning with a vague feeling of panic that I haven’t made any resolutions, or properly plotted out my intentions for the new year or done a vision board, or cleaned the grout on my bathroom tiles. It was that impending sense of doom that I am unprepared for the onslaught of positivity that

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Women’s Christmas

Miz Melly/ December 17, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

  Yes, it’s a thing. Nollaig na mBan is the day when, in rural Irish communities, the men take on the household duties as a way of honouring all the work the women have done to make Christmas happen (and everything else all through out the year but who’s keeping score, eh?). I’m writing this at the tipping point of the

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A conversation with Lucy Pearce

Miz Melly/ December 5, 2018/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

I will be forever grateful to my friend Robyn who emailed me from France one day when I was in the thick of life with little littles and struggling to reconcile my creative desires with early motherhood. She told me about a book called the Rainbow Way which dealt head on with the very issues I was grappling with. I

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