fybs #1: how to look after yourself;

The first episode of my new podcast, From Your Big Sister, is now live! This short introductory episode is just me solo, sharing what you…

a love letter to high street music shops;

We’re in the car to Dumfries. It’s the day after the day after Christmas, and the day before HMV announces it has called in the…

2019: the year of living intentionally;

So, what do you want to be when you grow up? The thing that sets Last Year’s Girl apart from any and all other creative…

a festive spa day with macdonald crutherland house hotel;

We’re heading into what is arguably the most stressful time of the year with shopping to do, increased social commitments and a pile of work…

culture consumption: september 2018;

In many ways, I am my own worst enemy. Towards the end of August, I saw a link circulating on social media about the Feather…

talking winter wandering blues;

Thank you, Facebook Memories, for reminding me that this time last year, and a couple of years before that, I was off drinking photogenic coffees…

why i talk about my mental health at work;

I’m Lisa-Marie Ferla, and this is me. I’ve been pretty open about my mental health to my colleagues for a couple of years now, but…