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  • Life Right Now

    Life Right Now – January

    Life right now. Literally right now. Because in a few hours it will turn again. But for now. This was my January.…

  • Blog

    Hopes and Dreams for 2019

    What would be your hopes and dreams for 2019? I've tried to be realistic in my ten. I don't think mine are a wishlist - although some are of kilter. So…

  • My favourite photo moments of 2018

    My favourite photo moments of 2018

    Having written about my favourite theatre and books of the year, I thought I'd follow up with my favourite photo moments of 2018. Albeit this was meant to be favourite moments.…

  • Five for a Friday

    My Five for a Friday

    What a week it’s been. I’ve been reminded of why you’re meant to be off regularly throughout the year rather than be left with three weeks at the end (along with…

  • Feeling content

    Feeling content

    The odd thing about knowing 2019 has a cliff edge from which I need to jump, is that I’m feeling content. From a work perspective, I have been in my current…

  • My five for a Friday

    My five for a Friday

    I have been enjoying reading a few bloggers posting about their Friday favourites. And whilst their posts are a mix of everything, I have been enjoying reading so much this month,…

  • Creating space

    Creating space – leaving university

    A few years ago I was faced with the prospect of redundancy. I, with the support of my husband, decided to face the challenge head on, and accept the opportunity. As…

  • On turning forty at Barry Island

    On turning forty

    As loudly or as quietly as it happens turning forty is something we’d hate to think doesn’t happen to us. And in typing that, there is the reality. My thoughts on…

  • Life update

    Life update – nothing to see here

    I hope you’ll allow me a quick post. Every morning I’m conscious that I haven’t been blogging. It’s got to the point that I think about stopping. I wonder how, with…

  • Peonies in the office

    Peonies in the office – closing in on forty

    There is now an odd excitement about the summer. Firmly grasping the milestone of forty l’ve decided to leave the country. Unexpectedly my 39th year has been as calm and peaceful…