So here we are. The first day of the year, where hopes and dreams are literally made and we live out the rest of the year praying any of them to actually happen. To be more productive? To be more active? To travel more? To read more? Each year we begin as we intend to... Continue Reading →
It's Christmas Eve and coming up to 9 in the evening here in Central Portugal. The wood pellet fireplace is warming up the converted barn we live in, I have a Christmas Eve meal to prepare as soon as I'm done typing. Every now and then I remember my Nan turned 70 today!! December is... Continue Reading →
Im sitting here on the sofa trying to figure out how to summarise the past 9 months of my life. It’s all a bit of a blur, really. First, I wasn’t pregnant and just about to remove my contraceptive implant after having it in for 3 years. Then it was knowing full well that had... Continue Reading →
Today was a rather strange day. I was at work thinking about my life, my kids...my age... Things felt a little off, to be honest. I wondered what is it that really that I want in life? What's holding me back from doing the things that I am most passionate about? Is it money? Is it lack of time? Is it fear? The fear of doing something unknown, of failing? I wondered about my age. I am 30 now, does this mean I really ought to take things more seriously? No playing about, no more, I thought. But then what? Where do I begin?