Category Archives: About Me

Be Creative Everyday.

Each day, strive to do something creative or artistic. Use your imagination! It doesn’t matter if you; dance your own dance in the kitchen, sing your own song in the shower, or make swirling patterns in the air with your … Continue reading

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Proclamation of Independence!

A friend of mine mentioned to me that she had visited my blog for the first time this weekend.  She said she started reading from the ground up, from the first, to the very last post (she must of had … Continue reading

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#WeOwnTheNight!

Last night I lent a helping hand at Nike’s ‘we own the night’ event.  A ladies only 10k run around Victoria park, near Hackney. I was working for Equinox who had a partnered with Nike for the event.  As partners … Continue reading

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Hot Flush at the Edition Hotel, London

Tonight started with an unusual bang.  A phone call from a friend.  “We’re on the guest list for a party tonight; get ready!”  Having not partied or received an invitation such as this in a while, I had a hot … Continue reading

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A New Me.

A poem. By James Mearns A simple emotion Causes this. This, which is what? An urge. An urge to be; Quiet, Distracted, Removed? Dazed and Confused, Are you amused? I’m not. This is new to me. In this distraction. Feeling … Continue reading

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A leopard can’t change it spots… Neither can a horse, apparently.

Working this weekend at Kelsall Hill Equine 3 day event, took this shot. 

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Sunday night promises

Bank holiday Sunday wouldn’t be the same with a little uplifter to take you through the night.

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My Travels – Chapter 1 Brazil, part 2.1: Ilha Grande, The Big Island

Anyone who has been traveling before knows that the first time is the last time you will ever plan an itinerary before you go.  You probably also know that after about the first week, this itinerary goes to shit.  Most … Continue reading

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My Travels – Chapter 1, part 1: Rio and beyond

Heathrow to Rio, was the longest flight I had ever embarked on. 11 hours.  Not so difficult when your sleeping most of the way.  Not the most sociable either, for my neighbour, friend of four years and fellow traveller, Lewis. … Continue reading

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Oh hello, I’ve been expecting you.

Twenty5andtrying…  What’s this blog all about?  One could say that this is a way for me (hi, I’m Mearns by the way) to figure some stuff out.  Right now I imagine that, or at least I hope that, most of … Continue reading

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House Rules

1) Shoes must be removed before entering. 2) Flashing is strictly prohibited. 3) Opinions are always welcome in this house; but lets keep it constructively creative, and compassionate. 4) No offensive language; there may be children present. 5) Capital letters … Continue reading

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