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60/60 Challenge #5: A Visit to the Beautiful City of Bath

60/60 Challenge #5: A Visit to the Beautiful City of Bath

It’s crazy that I’d never been to Bath, but my 60/60 Challenge gave me the motivation I needed to visit this beautiful little city. As a literature lover, UNESCO-listed Bath drew me into its folds and hugged me tight for a couple of days. Meandering […]

Life Is Just A Merry Go Round: How To Bless Yourself First to Help Slow Things Down

Life Is Just A Merry Go Round: How To Bless Yourself First to Help Slow Things Down

Do you want to live a life that’s full of blessing, but wonder how you’ll ever achieve it? Do you feel like you’re living on a merry-go-round? That you want it to stop, so you can get off and run away from it as fast […]

60/60 Challenge #4: The Glorious Goodwood Revival

60/60 Challenge #4: The Glorious Goodwood Revival

Goodwood Revival: Background Freddie March, the ninth Duke of Richmond, first brought motor racing to Goodwood after the second world war. A renowned amateur racer, he created a track from the road that ran around the airfield. Opening in September 1948, it was Britain’s first […]

The Bullet Journal: The Stationery Geek’s Guide to Nirvana!

The Bullet Journal: The Stationery Geek’s Guide to Nirvana!

I love journalling. Always have, always will. There is something so freeing about writing down your deepest thoughts. My journal allows me to moan in the privacy of my own notebook. It also inspires me to become a better version of myself. I have used […]

It’s September! Happy New Year

It’s September! Happy New Year

Happy New Year, everybody! OK, so it’s not strictly the new year, but years of scheduling my diary in accordance with the academic calendar makes it feel like it it. Today, children everywhere will be returning to school. Their next year has been planned and […]

Preparing for September: A New Year and a Time for Review

Preparing for September: A New Year and a Time for Review

I love September. The freshness of the new season, sends a ripple of delight through me. I adore the light at this time of year, and how it diffuses more softly. I love the smell of new school uniforms, and the crispness of academic books […]

Comfort Boxes: Building a First Aid Kit for the Authentic Soul

Comfort Boxes: Building a First Aid Kit for the Authentic Soul

Comfort is key – in my book, at any rate! Women are often keenly tuned to the needs of others and, at the drop of a hat, will offer comfort to those they love. But how good are we at putting our own comfort first? […]

Morning Reflections: Making the Most of My ‘Me’ Time

Morning Reflections: Making the Most of My ‘Me’ Time

I love the morning. I’m an early riser and it starts my day off just right to be up and about whilst the rest of my household are still sleeping. This is my ‘me’ time. I don’t have to feel guilty about it; I can […]

My ‘Post-Menopause’ Routine for Healthy Skin

My ‘Post-Menopause’ Routine for Healthy Skin

The Menopause has been a rite of passage for me. I find myself talking about it as if it were a tunnel that I’ve had to pass through in order to get to ‘the other side’. It’s been a time of ‘rebirth’ for me. I […]

Authenticity – Is it ever too late to become who we should have been all along?

Authenticity – Is it ever too late to become who we should have been all along?

Lately I’ve begun asking some big questions of myself: who am I?; what am I here for? We live in an age where the media has the stronghold. What they declare as the next big thing usually is. But where does that leave those of […]