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INSPIRATION

  • Learn

    There was greatness that day

    I woke up to a positive affirmation on my phone screen last Tuesday morning stating ‘I will have a great day’. It was the day my Dad died. My immediate thought reflecting on that…

    October 23, 2016
  • Enrich

    Travelling with Teens

    We escaped the rock this summer and headed west to the USA, en famille, to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary.  Mr W had popped the question 21 years ago on a paddle steamer in…

    September 7, 2016
  • Spring Poem I meant to do my work today
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    Perfect Spring Poem

    I’ve just discovered this beautiful spring poem by Richard LeGallienne and had to share.  I’m loving the mornings packed full of beautiful birdsong and the hedgerows bursting with blossom as spring fall riotously into…

    May 25, 2016
  • Side Plank fit fast
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    Home workout for a busy mum

    Summer’s coming The summer wardrobe is, optimistically, unpacked and hanging in the wardrobe.  The sun is teasing us with its sporadic presence.  I’m going on holiday in ten weeks.  And my waistline is rather…

    May 22, 2016
  • Bee friendly to the bumble bee
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    Bee Friendly

    Quite simply, we need to start being a little bit more bee friendly.  They need our help! Last weekend I signed up for the ‘keep your garden buzzing’ Ransoms event, to find out why.…

    May 18, 2016
  • Mindfulness
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    Why Mindfulness Matters

    Mindfulness is a word that just won’t go away.  It’s packed into articles I read, conversations I have and emails I receive.  But what is it and why does it matter? Are you stuck…

    April 21, 2016
  • Cold Kicking combo of hot lemon and honey
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    Four ways to conquer colds

    I’m now five days in to a chest infection and cold and am feeling pretty miserable. With regular bouts of coughing and spluttering, washed down with antibiotics and flu remedy pills I don’t seem…

    April 7, 2016
  • Give

    Incredible Gurkha Curry

    This week my tastebuds were in for a riotous treat at the annual Gurkha Welfare Trust ‘bhat’ (curry) night.  In a packed TA centre, our plates groaned as we piled them high with pork,…

    March 20, 2016
  • Enrich

    Being a mother

    No one prepared me for it. How could they? The intoxicating love that was unlocked at your birth. Raw, painful, overwhelming. In that moment, my life had purpose.  I had been given the most…

    March 6, 2016
  • Learn

    Piss Off Guilt

    Guilt is a pile of crap. For something so negative, I’ve become really rather expert at welcoming it into my life at the expense of other more joyous emotions. Why does guilt manage to…

    February 27, 2016