Waiting to be part of the pack

Last December, we went to a local game reserve as a family. Our accommodation was in a fenced off area so our dogs could come too, without disturbing the game. There was a large open-air area for communal cooking and eating, which conveniently had gates to keep animals out. When he wasn't chasing dragonflies around … Continue reading Waiting to be part of the pack

What’s in my bag: 10 essentials when I travel

Soon I will be going to an overseas conference for work and I recently came back from a local one. I travel a lot, for work and pleasure, locally and internationally. I must admit that packing (and unpacking) are my least favourite parts of the whole experience. Apart from the things you'd expect like money, … Continue reading What’s in my bag: 10 essentials when I travel

Quirky wall displays

I love quirky decor and wall displays. You know - decor that is different or unusual but in a good way. For me, quirky decor is about the creative juxtaposition of items, re-using sold stuff in original ways, striking colour combinations and so on. For me, the arrangement of the items in the pic below is an example of … Continue reading Quirky wall displays

Pause. Celebrate. Smell the roses.

May we congratulate ourselves for all that we did get done this week, rather than criticising ourselves for not doing more. Pat yourself on the back, dear one. [Kris Carr] I saw this post on Facebook recently which really struck a chord with me. For a long while I have thought that we don't celebrate … Continue reading Pause. Celebrate. Smell the roses.

Clutter busting – part two

Focusing on clearing the mental clutter in my everyday life

Clutter busting – part one

It's either time to move house or attack the clutter. As moving isn't an option just now, it has to be clutter busting!