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What 2018 taught me – a reflection post

So, I'm sitting here and feeling rather reflective as it edges ever nearer to the end of one year and the start of another. If you read my Why I never have a New Year’s resolution post then you will know that I'm not into the idea of making changes and having resolutions just because a… Continue reading What 2018 taught me – a reflection post

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Why I never have a New Year’s resolution

So, it's nearly that time of year again, where people start pondering over what their New Year's resolution will be. Not me though! Nope! I never have one! Why? Well, let me explain... Generic not personal Call me cynical and maybe I am but I find New Year's resolutions to be completely generic and not… Continue reading Why I never have a New Year’s resolution

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Christmas jumpers – hit or miss?

So, before I say anything please let me wish you all a Merry Christmas Eve! I love Christmas Eve, all the anticipation reaches fever pitch and everybody is excited and happy. Part of me loves it more than Christmas Day itself. What are your thoughts? Anyway, as there is just enough time to squeeze in… Continue reading Christmas jumpers – hit or miss?

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Gift giving tradition with someone special

I'm the first to say to my friends 'let's not bother with gifts, we'll just go for a drink instead'. I find it that takes the stress out of gift buying, it avoids spending money on things that are at risk of sitting in a cupboard and never being used and it ensures I spend… Continue reading Gift giving tradition with someone special

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Is it just me that feels better when the sun is shining?

I have woken up today to a beautiful sunny day, it's warm outside without being unbearable and already I feel more awake, ready to take on the day, and, just generally happy. Now, perhaps I am just in a good mood today and even if it was tipping it down with rain (never far away… Continue reading Is it just me that feels better when the sun is shining?