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

Ponderings

On love and loss and family and heroes

It’s been so long since I last wrote that I wasn’t sure I could remember how to log-in.  But it’s the wee small hours and I can’t sleep and something is telling me the only way I’ll be able to nod off tonight is to get these thoughts and feelings down in whatever rambling form they… Continue reading On love and loss and family and heroes

Ponderings · Things I Have Learnt

Old friends can sometimes surprise you if you give them the chance

Every now and again you find out something a little surprising about someone which really wows you.  I had one of those moments a few evenings ago, and it really got me thinking. I was pottering about on Instagram – as an aside, I really need an Instavention, I am following way more Burmese and… Continue reading Old friends can sometimes surprise you if you give them the chance

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

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…