It’s the Start of Something New…

It’s the Start of Something New…

Raise your hands if you’re part of the weird generation that straddled the Noughties and Nineties. Like, you can remember the last time crop tops and scrunchies were on trend but you were also just young enough to get excited over High School Musical. Yep, that’s me! No shame here.  So, in homage to Troy… Read More

CounterCultural. CounterCouture.’s Top Christmas Posts

CounterCultural. CounterCouture.’s Top Christmas Posts

Ahhhh, Christmas. That most stressful time of year! It’s bad enough when you’re just going about life normally. There’s the food to buy, presents to organise, cards to write… the list goes on! Don’t even start me about the political matter of who should receive a Christmas letter that my mum used to go through.… Read More

Elizabeth || A Biblical Wonder Woman?

Elizabeth || A Biblical Wonder Woman?

When you think Nativity at Christmas, you probably think baby in a manager with adoring parents and a random mix of visitors. But did you know Mary isn’t the only pregnant woman in the Gospels? In the very first chapter of Luke’s Gospel, we are introduced to Elizabeth. The wife of a priest, Elizabeth is… Read More

2017 in Review || A Year of Patience

2017 in Review || A Year of Patience

Back at the start of 2017, I set myself a challenge. This year was to be the year I worked on patience. Over Christmas 2016, I discovered a new band wagon to jump on. “Word of the Year” is an anti-resolution concept, built around the idea that it is easier to stay true to one… Read More

The Alternative Christmas Gifts that Keep on Giving

The Alternative Christmas Gifts that Keep on Giving

Warning: Any best friends or family who don’t want to know what they are getting fro Christmas, LOOK AWAY NOW! For those of you who love the idea of alternative Christmas presents, keep on reading. I remember when I was a kid, Oxfam released their first lot of alternative gifts. Buy a goat for an… Read More