Louise Bralsford

Vintage Value

  The label that is “vintage”.  Put it in front of anything, and stuff suddenly becomes cool... My bicycle at university, for example, the mighty and...

Procrastinaction

Displacement activities are, in psychological terms, what we do when we’re faced with decisions we don’t really want to have to deal with, or...

Small Talk

  I like to consider myself a “people person.” You know, good communication skills, empathetic. kind and thoughtful. I’m sure some would even describe me...

Alpha Consumers

Last month Daily Mail Online - don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it - reported: ‘Supersize mum who dreams of becoming the world’s fattest...

Fear of Flying

‘You’re being totally ridiculous.’ ‘There’s no such thing as overcautious.’ ‘Yes there is. In fact, that’s exactly why they invented the word.’  It’s less than ideal that...

Eye of the Tiger

As happens all too often in my life, I have found myself in a nightmare situation.  I have switched one island for another and...

Hot Desk Heroes

Ah, the joys of office politics.  They may not make it onto the front pages of newspapers but they often have a much bigger...

Mini Adventures

My first driving lesson was brilliant.  I actually had it on the morning of my seventeenth birthday, so keen was I to break away...