Sometimes in life you find yourself attending appointments you'd never thought you'd need to go to, sitting in waiting rooms you never knew existed, ordering books you never thought you would use. Sometimes you feel like you hopped on board a rollercoaster when you were expecting a sedate train ride. That's life. The unexpected does happen. As… Continue reading Unexpected
I have much respect for the Late Lady Margaret Thatcher. She was quite the one to deal with naysayers (and journalists for that matter!). I recently read a quote of hers - "you might have to fight a battle more than once to win it." I'm not sure as to what political context it fitted… Continue reading The Battlefield
How does your garden grow?
Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With silver bells, and cockle shells, And pretty maids all in a row. My garden never ceases to amaze me. There was some definite and intentional planning that went into what was planted. In each season a different plant or flower seems to take centre stage. In Summer there is a… Continue reading How does your garden grow?
Plans & Purpose
How often do our New Year’s Resolutions feel like echoes from years past? That instead of walking down life’s road we find ourselves stuck on a treadmill, expending just as much effort, but nonetheless going nowhere. What is it that causes our New Year resolutions to falter and any change to be unsustainable? The key… Continue reading Resolutions
According to sources
Overheard today, "I knew better than the Doctor did, because I had googled it..." It did make me laugh. But there is some truth in this statement. We all have our sources - our experts that we turn to for advice. People and organisations that we put our trust in - from Health Experts, to Educators… Continue reading According to sources