• Reflective & Topical

    The Elusive Middle-Ground

    It’s refreshing to see anti-*insert variable* movements gaining traction over recent years thanks to social media providing an outlet to the once lesser heard voice. Just look at the array of body positive, confident (or perhaps not) people of all shapes, sizes, abilities and genders sharing their bits and bobs on your insta feed – a rebellion against the perfect, pouting supermodel of the 90’s. As is the tendency with the swinging pendulum of the social spiritus mundi, humanity has an unfortunate propensity to over compensate for past societal transgressions by over zealously pushing the balance-wheel from the wrongful, judgemental, intolerant position quite far beyond the happy middle ground. We…

  • Planning & Productivity

    Custom Bullet Journals

    I am very excited to announce the arrival of completely custom, hand-drawn bullet journals to the Sophie Writes repertoire. As much as I bang the hobby drum with the important caveat to pursue whatever idol pastime may interest you without the need to perfect the art, it is still a nice feeling when something you take up out of enjoyments makes way to bigger things. My entire writing career is testament to that. And, in a moment that would make Bob Ross proud, I recently had a happy little (artsy) accident when creating a gift for a dear friend. I adore handmade, thoughtful gifts with a personal touch that you…