Happy New Year! 2018 was a funny one, with lots achieved (but not as much as I’d like). The main thing we achieved, and it was a slog with lots of silly little hoops to jump through, was getting planning permission for a house extension. Next challenge-finding a builder who responds to messages and has…… Continue reading My 2019 Guidelines
I’m not quite sure where the notion of saving things ‘for best’ comes from, and my research has proved fruitless (maybe I just used the wrong search terms?) but it seems to be a thing that is inbuilt into our culture. Last week, when I was clearing out a cupboard and gathering items together for…… Continue reading Saving things ‘for best’
Now that we are one third of the way through the year (roughly!) I thought it was time to look at my aims for the year and review them. Truth be told, I hadn’t looked at them since I wrote them so it was probably about time I checked! Home Continue last year’s goals of…… Continue reading 2018 Guidelines Update
This morning as I laid in bed I could tell it was a grey day by the dull light coming through the curtains. The pitter patter of rain on the windows was also not a great inspiration to me when contemplating getting up. In complete contrast to the glorious sunshine and blue skies of the…… Continue reading Rain, rain, you’re ok!
For non UK readers, last night our clocks went forward an hour. This means the evenings are much lighter (and the childrens’ bedtime is a bit of a pain as they are adamant that they can’t go to sleep when it isn’t dark!) Everything seems so much brighter all of a sudden (me included), the…… Continue reading Springing into spring
Last year, I took part in 17 for 2017, but I cannot thing of 18 goals for 2018. Instead, I’m making plans for different areas of my life. I’ve actually borrowed the term ‘guidelines’ from the Quietwatercraft blog, as I really liked her philosophy when it came to goals and the new year. Basically, there…… Continue reading My 2018 Guidelines
Happy New Year to everyone who follows (or reads but doesn’t follow!) my little blog. Well done if you’ve followed this all year, it’s certainly been a busy one! I know for a fact before I even start writing about these goals properly that some haven’t been met. And you know what? I’m not going…… Continue reading 17 for 2017-December (and Final!) Update