A Very Small Break Indeed

It’s not all doom and gloom round here.  While our lives may have been turned upside down, we’re working really hard at actually living it.  So with that in mind, we booked a mini break.  When I say mini, I mean minute – 30 hours in a town 15 miles from home.  Does that count… Continue reading A Very Small Break Indeed

Life and Everything, Work

Lost the Faith

What is it to fall out of love with your life? I’ve not written publicly about my current circumstances because it is too personal and private, not just to me but to my family.  We are currently living with the reality of incurable cancer, with imminent loss and grief and bereavement.  It is surprising me… Continue reading Lost the Faith

Life and Everything

Bullet Journalling: Are you a slave to the list?

Maybe I'm a grumpy old woman but ... Bullet Journalling, what the... A while back I read an article on 'Bullet Journalling' by (the surely lovely and intelligent) Nicole Nguyen (who maybe is just trying to make a living). "Try breaking up your days into time periods: morning, afternoon, evening. This will make actually completing… Continue reading Bullet Journalling: Are you a slave to the list?

Life and Everything, Politics

Hey! Keep your smugness to yourself.

I got involved in an interesting discussion online. Part of the ongoing project of a friend who is on a mission to reduce the waste her household produces. She's doing an impressive job, but occasionally she comes across something that is neither reuseable nor recyclable nor compostable. This morning it was waxed paper. (Which is… Continue reading Hey! Keep your smugness to yourself.