My son and I are trying to make the most of this challenging time. We've set up a YouTube channel full of inspiration for parents at home needing to educate their children. Please take a look and if it's useful please like, share and subscribe. https://youtu.be/i-0te3i8dPw
I'm on a train en-route to Gatwick airport where I will be getting on a plane to fly to Morocco. ON MY OWN! I'm nearly 40 and this will be the first time I have left the UK alone. I have always been lucky enough to have someone to share the holidays, trips and adventures … Continue reading The art of being alone
It has been over half a year since I have written a blog. I only really noticed by mistake the other day and started to think about why I was no longer writing. For those of you who haven't read any of my blogs before, I will offer a very short overview. If you want … Continue reading Finding the balance for life
I'm getting excited again!!!! But first to fill you in on the events of recent months because once again, its been a while. I won't apologise, life sometimes just gets in the way. On the surface of it, I guess things would look pretty boring really. Work continues to get busier and busier and I am … Continue reading Give yourself time
I find myself about half way through my year long sabbatical and think it might be time for a quick review. I have just been getting on with life and enjoying the process but am becoming increasingly aware of time. I am feeling a subtle pressure from some people to make a decision about whether … Continue reading Time is a ticking!!!!
An insightful and thought provoking month. Its been a hard one for lots of reasons and with a week left until Christmas I have found my self a little overwhelmed with life and have been struggling for a week or two. I wanted to write about it for a few reasons; I have been open … Continue reading Mental Health…. Ahhh I get it!
The plan this month was to get busy in the shed making things to sell at Christmas fairs. I was ahead of the game and booked slots in a few back in the summer. I worked hard to make enough money in September and October so that I could keep November free to prepare... these … Continue reading Christmas fair time
I am writing this instead of writing up quotes and doing my finances. Shhhhh! I am well and truly submerged into this new venture and it just feels as though it is what I do. A lot of the excitement has gone although I am pleased to say that most of the contentment remains. In … Continue reading Not doing my book keeping
I am well into the swing of being self employed and living life at a more steady pace. Since writing last I have been up to all sorts; Working for my mum helping her with some big decorating jobs Doing some stump grinding training with my good friend Gareth in the hope that there is … Continue reading Still doing my thing
One week to go and things are really starting to feel real! Last week at work seemed to just be full of 'lasts' which has brought to reality the fact that life is about to change...… a lot! I'm really feeling sad to be leaving and the reality of not doing something for a living … Continue reading Already finding a better balance for life