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A lot has happened in the meantime

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

It’s been a very long time since I wrote anything here, but it’s time to dip my toes into the water again, it’s time to come back. I lost my mother, I had a stroke, my youngest child moved out, my life changed …..hugely really….but I somehow stayed the same and just kept plodding on. […]

Live the life you want to lead

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

In the half a year (or more) that I’ve been away from here, things have slowly started to move in my life. For years I’ve been aiming halfheartedly and haphazardly at simplifying my life. This morning (while cleaning out a bookcase!), I had to laugh when I saw the collection of books on simplicity. There […]

Minimalism…or not?

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

I’m in a quandry. Completely torn in two directions. I dream about living a minimalist life. Away with clutter and too much stuff, bring on the streamlined look – less to look after, space, light, freedom. I really want to live like that. But I’m having a terrible job getting rid of anything. I’d decided […]

Living the life I want to lead

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Today I had a day off work. Jet-lag had me up and about bright and early and I was running in the woods by 6.15 after watching a wonderful sunrise. All the holiday ironing was done by 9.30 and I managed to take in a yoga class at lunchtime and do a couple of hours […]

Coming home

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

I’ve been away. Literally and figuratively. I took about 9 months out of work and gave myself some time to think about what I want out of life. Now I’m coming back – I’ve started a new job, very different to what I had before and I’m moving forwards to live the life I want […]