News and Opinions

Since the beginning of the internet, millions and millions and millions of blogs have been created. Bloggers are constantly being told that they need to have a theme or niche for their blog. Sometimes, however, we just want to write about something we are passionate about. Or, simply just want to comment on recent news. Here are my blogs on news and opinions that don’t fit elsewhere.

The great thing about this world is that we have our own views and opinions. I am open-minded. I’m more than happy to hear your experiences on a subject. But, we do not have to have the same outlook. However, it’s great to debate, like adults of course.

Celebrity News and Opinions

Like it or not, we can not escape how celebrities and those in the limelight make an impact on popular culture. Their antics can stir up a debate and even change the way the world works.

This image provided by Harpo Productions shows Prince Harry, left, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, speaking about expecting their second child during an interview with Oprah Winfrey. "Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special" airs March 7 as a two-hour exclusive primetime special on the CBS Television Network. (Joe Pugliese/Harpo Productions via AP)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with Oprah

Here are the 15 things we learnt from Meghan and Harry’s Oprah interview, when they opened up like never before.

Adele addresses weight loss for the first time

Until now, she had remained pretty quiet on the subject, but Adele has now addressed her incredible weight loss.

News and Opinions from Wales

The small nation of Wales is my home.  26% of Wales is classed as a National Park or Area of Outstanding Beauty so you will have plenty to see and do right on your doorstep. Living in the capital city also means I’m close to news and opinions.

Hospitality in Wales is cancelled this Christmas

No! No! No! to Hospitality this Christmas

The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, announced new rules for hospitality days before the busy Christmas period.

The fear for the future with extended furlough

Wales is coming out of a full lockdown. There are those going back to work and those still in limbo with extended furlough.

Supporting the We Make Events Campaign

The events industry creates millions of memories and stories, but it is in jeopardy. The sector is appealing for support.


5 reasons why you should consider a staycation

Staying in the UK for a holiday is becoming increasingly popular, especially after months of lockdown caused by COVID-19. 

Save the Northern Meadows, Cardiff

Save the Northern Meadows in Cardiff

The Northern Meadow in Whitchurch is under threat of development. It is a beautiful and meaningful place.

Flooding in Taffs Well - news and opinions

Devastating flooding in Taffs Well

The utter heartbreak of seeing my village destroyed by flooding. Homes and businesses were underwater in Taffs Well.

Things that are personal to me

People pay attention to your voice, your mannerisms, who you socialise with, what you do for a living, your habits and your word. But, the things that are personal are often locked inside your head. Here I share my thoughts, news and opinions.

It’s ok to be on a diet

After having some backlash in my DM’s telling me it is not a good idea to promote my weight loss, I felt compelled to reply.

PCOS Awareness

PCOS Awareness Month

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a serious genetic, hormone, metabolic and reproductive disorder – and I have it.

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A birthday in lockdown

Instead of going for a bottomless brunch with the girls in Cardiff, followed by copious cocktails, it was spent all on my own. 

30 reasons why having big boobs is a struggle

30 reasons why having big boobs is a struggle

Having large breasts is both a gift and a curse. Here are 30 reasons why having big boobs is a daily struggle.

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My thoughts from the side of the road

I broke down on the commute home from work. In the busy rush hour on one of the busiest a-roads in Cardiff. 

Bethan Be Kind

Get involved! You do make a difference

The Cardiff Blogger community were upset by the loss of 21-year-old Bethan James. This is my way of paying my respects to her.

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Love yourself in a bikini

But how do you find contentment on the beach? Here are my tips on how you can love yourself in a bikini.

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Everyone’s cup of tea

You will never be everyone’s cup of tea – good because I’m over it! As I’ve got older I’ve let go of needing to be liked.

news and opinions Bottomless brunch in Greys Hilton Cardiff

Facts about the 17th May

Why’s this date important? Well, it’s my birthday. Lots of interesting things in history have happened on my date of birth.

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Stop asking when I’m having a baby

I appreciate that I’m medically geriatric. But, don’t assume it is something that I want, or it is something that I can experience.

My funny email rant about a parking fine

I had a letter from a parking fine company trying to charge me for parking in Asda overnight. If you’d like a giggle, read on.

Make more money with TopCashback

Some of you may worry that it’s an internet scam, but I make money when shopping online, buying insurance and more.

What giving blood is really like

Does it hurt? Is it scary? Will I feel rubbish, ill or weak afterwards? Am I eligible? You’ll realise how simple the process is.

Life in the real world

Life is something to be enjoyed. The times we spend with our friends and family are important, but we can often be challenged when facing new experiences. Here’s life in the real world, and my experiences.

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How to plan a stress free hen

It can be tough arranging a hen party.  If you are lucky enough to be given the responsibility, there can be pressure. 

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Buying your first home

What you should know and what you can expect. Here’s my experience when I bought my first home.

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Plan a Christmas wedding

How do you decorate your venue for a Christmas wedding, and make it unique to you? Winter weddings are utterly magical.

National Days of the Year

There is a celebration, weird and wonderful, for every day of the year. From monthly campaigns and national days of the year. Favourites include gin week, take your pet to work day, awkward moments day and work from home day.

Lions at the zoo

National zoo lovers day

I love a zoo, so much so that I when I say that I am going away I get asked if I’ll be going to a zoo when I’m there – of course I will!

World radio day

The 13th February is World Radio Day. It is a day where people around the world celebrate radio and how it shapes their lives.

World ballet day

World ballet day

There is something magical about putting on your dance shoes and walking into a studio. World ballet day means a lot to me.

Happy handwriting day

Happy handwriting day

So, in the age of digital media, where we hare our news on social media, have we forgotten the power of the pen?

Get organised month

Getting yourself organised & allowing yourself to be creative is the way forward. Being organised is a must for me.

Make it happen

Event organisers day

Every year on the 23rd October, the events profession is celebrated. It is an industry I have been involved with for 20 years.

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