How Do You Know If You Drink Too Much and What To Do About It

Fairly recently I realised I was drinking far more than was good for me.  I probably only really realised this over the last couple of years though. In hindsight I think it has probably been a bit of a problem for the last few years, although I’m not really sure of an exact date. How […]

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So What’s It Like To Be Fifty?

OK so now I am actually fifty! 50! It really makes me smile and almost laugh out loud when I say it. It feels a little bit ridiculous because hand on heart, I don’t feel it in the slightest.  I think it’s really funny! I’m feeling ok about it, in fact I feel great about […]

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Sunday Gardening In The Rain – and With Motivation

It’s fairly late on a Sunday evening, well it’s quarter past ten and I’ve just been thinking and celebrating the fact that I’m still awake and able to enjoy the moment.   I have a warming mug of deliciously milky hot chocolate on the coffee table, the dog is curled up in his bed and […]

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Dry January, Dry February AND Dry March

So I was going to wait until 100 days until I did an update, but actually I’m feeling so pleased with myself, I thought I would write a bit about it now, the impulsive me is inside bursting to get out! I originally decided to do dry January and wasn’t sure whether I would manage […]

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Dry January, dry February…

I did it! I am so pleased with myself and I feel an enormous sense of achievement. As you may have read previously, my two resolutions for this year were to: 1) start a blog 2) attempt dry January for the first time ever. Well obviously as you’re reading this, you will know that I […]

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Same Viewpoint, different Point of View – a short story

Laying on the soft, warm sand, feeling every grain caressing her body, Evie smiled. The sun shone high above her and she enjoyed it’s radiance and the comforting feeling it gave her.  It was as if the sun’s rays penetrated her skin and she could feel it  nourishing her deep inside. She looked out across the […]

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Happy New Year!

 I’m approaching a milestone birthday this year and have decided to make some changes and try and improve my life. We all want to be the best we can don’t we? This will be a work in progress and hopefully will lead to a healthier happier me! I’d love you to join me on this […]

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