Creating My Bucket List

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I’ve heard quiet a few people this year talk about having a bucket list and until the other day I just had a list of things I would like to do.  The more I think about these the more I realise this is my Bucket List.  Everyone’s bucket list will be different from the extreme […]

Precious Moments

The capacity to measure time is one of the most important human achievements.  From clocks to calendars our being is governed by the passing of time.   As a child I remember the days, weeks, months and years seemed to go on forever, but as an adult I know how quickly time can pass. I […]

The Perfect Life – creating the life you want

The dream. The Prefect Life. We’ll have all had dreams of how we hoped our life would turn out. What might be a perfect life for one person won’t be for someone else.  We all go about our day to day lives and most of the time not particularly analysing them.  However, at key times […]

The Little Things in Life

More and more I’m realising that it is the little things in life that bring comfort and joy.  We all have moments where something or someone will bring a smile to our face. The simple everyday pleasures such as spending time with family & friends, taking time out for ourselves or revealing in nature, make us […]

Review – Jo Jo Moyes, Me Before You

Me Before You by Jo Jo Moyes is the most heartwarming and emotional book I have ever read.   Feeling inspired to read more after my bibliotherapy session with Ella Berthoud at the Leamington Literary Salon I duly purchased the books she ‘prescribed’ and a few others that caught my eye.  This included Me Before You by […]

10 Top Tips To Re-Energise Your Life

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So, how is the new year treating you so far? Still in the same routine but yearning to make some changes? At the start of the year I wrote about how you can Be SMART this year by setting objectives to help you achieve a goal or challenge.  But what if you haven’t got anything specific […]

Life Lessons

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Sometimes life throws us a nugget that makes us stop and think how grateful we are to have so many wonderful people who care and love us for the person we are.  Life lessons show us we make mistakes, whether big or small, but it’s what we learn from these that shapes us into a […]

My Five Minutes with James Martin

So you’ll remember from Behind the Scenes of Saturday Kitchen and Saturday Kitchen Omelette Challenge that I spent a morning with James Martin.  As well as watching the programme being filmed and taking part in my very own omelette challenge, I also interviewed James.  There were so many questions that I wanted to ask that […]