5 Tenets to live by

Some years ago, I read a tweet from a professor at Cambridge University which quoted 5 tenets to live by. The surprise was that he wasn't quoting a self-development guru, but Leo Esaki, Nobel Prize winning Physicist. I can't deny that I loved it even more because of this fact, for it reinforces my belief... Continue Reading →

An A-Z about Me, Myself and I

LA encouraged me to give it a go when I'd read both her's & Tater's A-Zs. Being a game gal, and as my mind tends to work in the A-Z structure anyway 'cos of the A2Z blogging challenges I keep participating in, I decided to give it my best shot.... A is for Alliterationof which... Continue Reading →

Foodie travel shows

I didn't grow up with a lot of confidence around cooking. Being brought up overseas, we had servants who did the cooking, and when my mother tried to teach me how to cook a curry in my later teens - we had a massive falling out. I eventually taught myself to cook after moving to... Continue Reading →

Things you see while driving….

April has been a busy old month in lots of ways, with the weather in my bit of the UK being largely clement whilst still offering us the "what season is it going to be this week" question in terms of temperature. Fortunately my wardrobe is small enough for nothing to get packed away. It's... Continue Reading →

On Hiatus for April A-Z

I'm taking part in the April A-Z blogging challenge on my life coaching site. The challenge is one I've taken part in many times before, but have usually been wise enough to prepare my posts in advance. This time, the decision was very last minute, meaning I need to take some time out. I hope... Continue Reading →

Back to normal, or a new normal?

Here in the UK, all COVID restrictions have now been removed. No mask mandate, no free access to tests, no clear methodology for identifying new variants, no requirement to isolate even if you test positive, scant financial support for those who test positive and feel too ill to work, certainly nothing to support those who... Continue Reading →

When 2 plus 2 doesn’t equal 4

Let me tell you a little story about me and champagne... When I fell pregnant with my daughter, I was working at an advertising agency in London. No thought was seriously given in those days to not drinking in pregnancy, but restricting my drinking to a glass meant it was always insisted I had the... Continue Reading →

Ha ha said the clown….

I remember those days of internet dating when one of those ever-present terms was "a good sense of humour" - stated either as a requirement or as a description of self. But the problem is that humour can mean different things to different people. Very different things.... There were those who thought the way to... Continue Reading →

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