Reflections

It’s true what they say – what a difference a day makes. Except, I’d change that to say, What a difference a year makes. I’ve read a bunch of blogs reflecting on the last year: reflecting on what they’d learned; looking at whether predictions they’d made about themselves, friends, family, their aspirations, their jobs, the world in general had come … Read More

What I miss about Christmas

I love Christmas. I love the decorations – the colour and sparkle in my house makes me feel happy. I love the Christmas trees (I love decorating mine – and this year, my boys really helped, listening when I explained that the tree needed to be balanced and therefore putting all the same things in the one place isn’t the … Read More

Prioritising – how do you know when enough is enough?

I’ve just read this great post on Kristen Lamb’s blog about prioritising. She uses a great a great analogy about reaping and sowing that I won’t repeat here – if you’re interested, check out the brilliance directly here: http://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2013/11/05/author-success-the-laws-of-sowing-reaping I know for my own part I often struggle with prioritising. People think I’m so organised, but to use a swimming … Read More

It’s my opinion – and that’s okay

Wow. I must have missed some amazing explosion on social media about SHIELD and various other things while I was writing my own take on the show (and oops – I think I spelled Whedon incorrectly – bad me!) But as usual, Chuck fills in my lack of social media prowess so that I at least know there was a … Read More

Embrace what you love.

A writer I know, M.J Scott, had a wonderful rant yesterday about people who tell you what you should love and that what you do love is wrong – it was really quite special, you should check it out http://blog.mjscott.net/2013/08/01/on-liking-stuff Anyway, the gist of this rant was that people should be allowed to love what they love and not be … Read More