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What shall I do?

I frequently wake up on a Sunday morning with no real plans and as a result the day drifts.  Come early evening, lots of ideas about what I could have done keep popping into my head and I feel frustrated … Continue reading

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Review: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

I finally solved the dilemma of whether to review this book by the deadline without finishing it or to finish it and post the review late.  I compromised my principles in order to be able to do the novel the … Continue reading

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What I’ve learnt so far

Part of my plan this year to to make a conscious effort to learn something every day.  Here are the things I’ve learnt so far. Jan 1st: I’m reading The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg.  When thinking about the … Continue reading

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New horizons: the 2013 list

I’m not making New Year’s resolutions this year.  Instead I’m creating a list of the things that I plan on doing, which will hopefully nurture my body and feed my soul and make me a better person. Here is that … Continue reading

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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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Job search: the first steps

There comes a time when you wake up and realise that the path you are on is not the one that you should be taking so yesterday, after months of careful consideration, I quit my job. Today is the first … Continue reading

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50@50 review – numbers 1-10

As I’ve just had another birthday, I thought it would be an opportune moment to review my 50@50 list to find out how it was coming along.  Here is an update of numbers 1 to 10. 1.  Tea at the … 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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Day 2: House, fun and family

Having decided that within the next seven days, I want to get my life back on track, and armed with my list of areas to focus on, I faced the grim reality that it wasn’t going to happen unless I … Continue reading

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Theatre review: She Stoops to Conquer

Written by Oliver Goldsmith (14th April 2012 – National Theatre, London) The National Theatre is very popular and usually sold out so I was very lucky to get this ticket at the last minute. The play is set, I believe, … Continue reading

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