Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Happiness Project – Week 1

I downloaded Gretchen Rubin’s book The Happiness Project and read it pretty much in one sitting.  By the time I got to the end, I already felt happier. I’m essentially a happy and optimistic person but, like everyone, I have … Continue reading

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The most ambitious project to date

Last night I went to a Caribbean-themed ceroc dance.  In preparation I got my Caribbean-themed dress down from the loft but since I took up ceroc I seem to have lost half a stone so it looked a bit baggy.  … Continue reading

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The importance of being demystified

There are so many things in life that seem difficult to us, yet other people do them with ease.  I used to think you needed special talent to be successful but sometimes it’s just about being shown how to do … Continue reading

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Day 9: All good things

The last day of my week off.  I haven’t done any work for work and I now know that I won’t be able to.  I know that once I start, it won’t stop and I don’t want that to happen … Continue reading

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Day 8: I can see clearly

The sun is shining so it’s on with the washing machine for a catch-up of all the washing that I haven’t been able to do this week.  Doing the washing is great: you sort it into piles, put the first … Continue reading

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Day 7: Sew, what next?

I finished my dress project and I’m pleased with the way it turned out, but it was down to luck as I have a sew-and-hope approach.  I’ve been watching my Craftsy online tutorials.  These are brilliant, taking you through each … Continue reading

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Day 6: Abigail and Joe

This morning my daughter number 1 overslept so mum’s taxi was required to get her to the station so she could get to work on time.  Then daughter number 2 needed a lift to and from the maths tutor.  To … Continue reading

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