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Life’s pondering- Slowing down & blackberries

Life’s pondering- Slowing down & blackberries

It is one of those really wet day’s today as I sit here and ponder my plans for today. I have begun allowing myself to ponder thoughts and not live in a chaotic mess that usually resides in my mind. I am trying to stop internally beating myself up about stuff that I really need not be. Exhaustion was taking over me a bit and I felt if I don’t give myself a break mentally I … Read entire article »

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This time two years ago

This time two years ago

Wow, this time two years ago we were madly packing our home in Cornwall. A mass of boxes and a major de-clutter which reminds me it is time for a bit of a cull and de-clutter to free up some space in home and mind too! It really doesn’t seem like nearly two years that we moved here. This year we having been ticking the list off our ‘home’ to do list. A new kitchen, the … Read entire article »

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NextGen Skills Academy

NextGen Skills Academy

The world of careers and job opportunities has changed massively since I was deciding what to do. We really are in a new age of technology, which is exciting for the young but sometimes daunting for the older. Oscar, from a young age, has immersed himself in the new world technology. Has taught himself so much and given himself a great foundation to move later on into a career which he is passionate about, which for … Read entire article »

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Monday Mutters – Adapting parent style & life lessons

Monday Mutters – Adapting parent style & life lessons

It has been a funny old week the week gone by. With high points and low points and the usual frustrations that life seems so adamantly to throw in our path. Far too often from my viewpoint. One big tick for a successful induction day for Bex at college was of course a high point. She made some friends and has met up with one of them at the weekend. Despite what we try to teach … Read entire article »

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July and me

July and me

Firstly how can it possibly be July already, the year has flown by and I am kind of wondering where it has gone and what have I done. The last day of June was the perfect time for a webinar. I quite often find ones relevant to me and that will get my arse in gear. So Amanda Alexander half-year review was fantastic for me. Thank you Amanda, today I am going to take time to … Read entire article »

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Monday mutters – Wobbly bits and veins

Monday mutters – Wobbly bits and veins

Apparently there is a heatwave coming this week. So this morning I thought I would ransack the wardrobe for more cooler clothes. I have a couple of maxi dresses and a few long skirts which all now, well don’t seem to look right. I have staple outfits, what I call my ditsy dresses and the love of my life leggings. Never did I think I would ever say that, but leggings mean I can wear … Read entire article »

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Freshening up your home

Freshening up your home

To be honest since moving we are doing more than freshening up our home. It has taken its time and energy (sometimes you just haven’t got it!) but this year we really have gone for making it our home. Legal & General asked me to list a few things and idea’s I like to freshen up our home. I don’t know about you and this is a woman thing, right…. but I think cushions immediately. But … Read entire article »

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Taking time for yourself

Taking time for yourself

Today I have ‘man flu’ well not really but a horrid cold, I feel hot and cold and a lovely hacking cough which is giving me a headache! Today I also have the house to myself a very rare treat. I have no reason to not just crawll back under the duvet now the dogs have been walked. Or under a blanket and read or watch mindless t.v or even some cooking programmes I never seem … Read entire article »

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Monday Mutters – Stress, panic attacks and relax

Monday Mutters – Stress, panic attacks and relax

Today was the first day that Bex isn’t a school student! As I made Oscar’s packed lunch it suddenly dawned on me that I no longer had to have that heavy heart that Bex is on the school roll but didn’t actually attend school itself most day’s. Friday was her 16th birthday as you may of read. Whilst having a pre-exam texting session I felt at the last hurdle of school and exams she would fall. … Read entire article »

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Dear Bex…Happy 16th Birthday

Dear Bex…Happy 16th Birthday

I am sure I start all your birthday posts with how can you be…but really how can you be 16 already. With the same old joke thrown in for good measure…as I am only 25! So, my beautiful daughter 16 huh, when more is well more acceptable to do! Since your last birthday post again your roller coaster life has taken us for a ride. Sometimes an airbag as well as a safety belt has been … Read entire article »

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