Ponderings

Getting out of my own way – part 1

Dear lovely peeps, I’ve been honing a particular skill recently.  And by recently, I have to admit it may be more like ‘for an extended period of time’.  This skill is one I am immensely talented at, and one which has in fact had more than merely a fleeting influence on my levels of joy… Continue reading Getting out of my own way – part 1

Challenges · Heart Kids · Ponderings · Things I Have Learnt

The Heart Kids connection

Public notice – this is a long one!  Once I started writing I realised I had quite a lot to say on the matter. Writing yesterday’s post about the upcoming Tri, I stopped to think for a moment about my motivations for doing such a thing.  And today I’ve had a very strong reminder of one… Continue reading The Heart Kids connection

Challenges · Randomness

The perils of not listening when spoken to – putting the ‘try’ into triathlon

I am not entirely sure how it happened, but in a few short days – four, to be exact – I will be lining up at the start of a triathlon.  And then, in theory at least, I shall be ‘go-ing’ after the official ‘Ready…Set….’ is hollered. I somehow got talked in to spending my… Continue reading The perils of not listening when spoken to – putting the ‘try’ into triathlon

Randomness

The foibles of unruly follicles

“I think that the most important thing a woman can have – next to talent, of course – is her hairdresser.” ― Joan Crawford Curly hair.  It’s a challenge. Granted, not a challenge in the biggest sense.  It’s not like the Greek financial situation, or ending world hunger.  It’s not running a marathon, or starting… Continue reading The foibles of unruly follicles

Randomness · Things I Have Learnt

Bringing sexy back, one morning at a time…

Sometimes, when we’re not paying attention, sexy goes AWOL.  It sneaks away so quietly in the everyday rush of life, and it can take a random prompt to go looking for it again. It’s something that I was recently reminded of in an interesting conversation with a very inspirational friend.  This illuminating discussion started with a bold statement.… Continue reading Bringing sexy back, one morning at a time…