Starting a bullet journal changed my life. Five years ago this month, I looked back at my year and I saw… nothing. It was hard to remember what I’d achieved or what I’d enjoyed, or anything much that had happened. I wasn’t really working towards anything and I didn’t really know what I wanted anyway. […]
Because it’s not the big goals and successes in life that bring true happiness, but the little joys that you choose to notice each day. Morning. Fabulous mackerel sky. I rescued these red cactus dahlias, in a sorry state, from a client’s compost bin weeks ago. Now they are lighting up the garden! This potted
At the beginning of a relationship every night’s a date night, and we don’t need anyone to tell us how to do it. Focusing completely on each other comes naturally. But once familiarity, work pressure and home responsibilities start drowning the romance in life, finding time regularly to really connect with your spouse isn’t always
Finding the little joys is easier some weeks than others, and this week’s alternating sunshine and rain has provided in abundance! Getting outdoors is so good for the soul. We did a treasure trail in the Chiltern hills, from treasuretrails.co.uk. We love these! It took us to the Hellfire Caves in West Wycombe… …this unusual
Early this year I found myself plunged into a personal crisis I could never have imagined, which derailed all my plans and put me deep in an emotional hole. At first I struggled and fought hard against what was happening, but there was nothing I could do to change the situation and I found myself
Because it’s not the big goals and successes in life that bring true happiness, but the little joys that you choose to notice each day. Autumn’s first blush is in the fruit; first cherries and plums and rosehips and reddening apples; now the crimson berries of holly and hawthorn and pyracantha and this: cotoneaster. Morning.