Tag Archives: time

Just a Minute: 5 tips to make studying easier

The thought of getting out the books and settling down for a long stint of studying can be off-putting to say the least, so much so that it deters you from starting at all. Here are some ideas that take … Continue reading

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The satisfaction of a list

There’s something satisfying about writing lists, in my opinion.  I think this goes back to my childhood and memories of my mother carefully creating beautifully handwritten lists in whatever notebook she was using at the time.  I wasn’t allowed to … Continue reading

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January’s learning is nearly done

Here’s a round-up of another busy week of learning. Jan 22nd: It’s important to keep a journal because memory is unreliable.  Today I was reading what I’d written last summer and it brought back memories of things I would otherwise … Continue reading

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Another week of learning

Learning something every day seems like a difficult chore but it’s surprising easy.  It makes you more aware.  Here are some of the things I learnt last week. Jan 15th: Once you start getting up at a more reasonable hour, … Continue reading

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Job search: the eve of the CV clinic

Tomorrow I’m attending a CV clinic, which will hopefully give me some tips on how to improve my CV.  I booked the workshop before Christmas and at the time it seemed such a long way off but it’s come round … Continue reading

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It’s time to make a ‘to don’t ‘ list

I love notebooks and in them I write my lovely To-Do lists.  I have a whole loose-leafed book full of these lists.  There are sections such as home, work, personal, projects, menus, and now one for my list of things … 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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Couture techniques – what I learnt

I finally finished my couture dress a couple of weeks ago and these are the main things I learnt from the Craftsy.com course. The idea of cutting out a pattern with a 5/8” seam allowance included is ridiculous.  It’s the … Continue reading

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NaNo-ver

If you look to the right of this post, you will see my total word count for the NaNoWriMo (which means that in November you write a novel with a target of 50,000 words).  I am amazed to say that … Continue reading

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Crisis – what crisis?

I read a lot about men dismissing their wives’ changing behaviour and dissatisfaction as a ‘mid-life crisis’ caused by hormonal changes.  I want to give a possible take on the situation.  Obviously, what I’m going to say is a generalisation, … Continue reading

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