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Betty Leopard

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Change Places!
So I finally, finally, made the decision to move my blog from Blogger over to Wordpress! I know I haven't been the best blogger, but if you would like to keep up with anything I might write in future then head over to

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#PaperHaul Box 3 - The Bird Box
I am a bad, bad blogger. Bad. Bad. Bad. This post should have been up a looooong time ago - I've just been so busy and so tired that pretty much everything has fallen by the wayside, and I'm sorry. I am especially sorry because I have really been wanting to...

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#PaperHaul Box 2 - Orange
I can't believe it's the end of January already! This month seems to have flown by before my very eyes and I'm not sure I can account for all of it! One thing I do know happened this month is the arrival of my second #PaperHaul box. The contents of the Janu...

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Betty's Book Club - My 2015 Reading List
I love books. Reading books, Buying books, Owning books, Talking about books, Flicking through books. Old books, New books, Fiction books, Non-fiction books. Books. I have a bit of a book buying obsession actually, I certainly buy the more quickly than I ca...

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#Paperhaul - Box 1 - December 2014
You may remember a little while back I wrote a bit of an introduction to a new stationery/letter writing subscription box from the clever ladies behind Crafty Creatives, called #Paperhaul. I loved the idea of this box as soon as I heard about it. Since movi...

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2015 - Clean Slate
It's no secret that I'm not a big fan of all the New Year hubub, or the massive expectations placed on the change in calendar year for bringing about change in our lives or the world at large. Unfortunately the little demon that lives in my brain sees this ...

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My Relationship with Facebook: It's Complicated
I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with Facebook. Well, actually, that's not entirely true, it's more of a obsessive-need/hate relationship. Either way, it's complicated. I check Facebook every day, not even just once a day, several times a day. Not j...

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Beginning of the end?
Just over 2 weeks ago I finally plucked up the courage to talk to my doctor about reducing my antidepressant dose. It's a big step, to me anyway. It had been playing on my mind for a while but the prospect was so daunting that I had never done anything abou...

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#paperhaul is a brand new monthly subscription box about soon to be launched by the lovely ladies who brought us Crafty Creatives boxes. I was really excited to hear about the launch of #paperhaul as a long-term stationery geek and recent (re)convert to sna...

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Goodbye Little Cat
On Thursday we said goodbye to our family cat - Pickle. She was 21 years old and had been a part of our family for practically her whole life - we adopted her from a litter of abandoned kittens in 1993, when I was 8 years old. She outlived both of our other...
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