blog talk

    Finding focus


    I’m sure we all go through this at some point or another – a blogging identity crisis. I’ve talked to a few fellow bloggers about this and we’ve all said the same thing – we’re fatigued by wish lists, sponsored posts, mascaras and happy lists. That’s not to be derogative to anyone who writes these, if you write about anything with passion it will shine through in your posts and I can think of a number of blogs I love that write posts just like this. I just can’t do it anymore and I’m not sure why I ever did in the first place. To fit in? The world of blogging does remind me a little of school. Not getting invited to the coolest parties, not being part of the ‘in-crowd.’ And the truth is I really don’t care. I don’t care that I’m probably considered ‘old’ in the lifestyle blogging world. I don’t care that I don’t live in London and can’t go to blogging events. I feel uncomfortable when I do anyway. Continue Reading

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    Postcard Swap

    Postcard Swap 2015

    It’s that time of year again! For those of you new to the blog, every year for the past few years I have run a postcard swap during the summer. The swap…

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    Norfolk, Norfolk Eating

    A few hours in Holt

    Holt is a new favourite haunt of mine. There is nothing I like more than popping to small towns with independent shops, spending an afternoon perusing beautiful homeware and gifts and topping…

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    Join the Sunny Sweet Pea mailing list

    I’ve been considering setting up a mailing list for a little while now, and then I got scared and felt silly, because who’s really interested in what I have to say? But…

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    Norfolk in slow motion

    I’ve come to realise why I love Norfolk so much. It has the perfect pace of life for me. Not so painstakingly slow that I don’t have internet in my house –…

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    Dear May

    Dear May, I seem to have missed nearly a week of you already. I suspect this is how you’ll be actually, a blur of get-togethers, busy weekends and fleeting hellos. Your end…