Monthly Archives: December 2012

50@50 review: numbers 11-20

Here is my review of the second section of my 50@50 list. Write 50 blog posts – Including this one, I’ve managed to write 64 posts in 2012. Read 50 books – Earlier this week, I posted my list of the … Continue reading

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Habits of a lifetime

I’m reading The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg, which is appropriate for this time of year when people start making the New Year’s resolutions. I’ve only just started but it’s a fascinating read and already I can see how the … Continue reading

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Job search: how’s that CV coming along?

It might be the holiday season but that doesn’t mean that I allow myself to lose focus of my goals and projects.  Each day, I’ve spent ten to fifteen minutes working on my skills-based CV.  I’ve completed the eduction and … Continue reading

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Books of the year

At the beginning of 2012, I set myself the challenge of reading 50 books and signed up to Goodreads, a website which makes it easy and satisfying to track your progress.  I generally stick to fiction; however, this year I … Continue reading

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Immortalised in stone

If my personal sculptor were to carve a statue representing the past year of my life, it would be similar to The Three Graces and would embody the three qualities that have defined me most this year, namely belief, focus … Continue reading

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The ghost of Christmas present

Was there a special gift you wanted as a child? There is so much expectation at Christmas and subsequently ample opportunity for misunderstanding and disappointment. I don’t recall exactly how old I was but let’s assume I was about twelve, that … Continue reading

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Bag of fun

Hubby has been asking for some laundry bags for a while – so long in fact that I think he’s given up hoping – so I thought I’d surprise him. Now that I’m a more patient sewer, I decided to … Continue reading

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