• Our Magical Woodland Wedding for under £8000

    Eco friendly and under budget – how we made our two day Brinkburn Northumberland wedding work for us. I knew as soon as we visited Brinkburn Northumberland that I wanted to get married there.  Luckily, so did Dave.  It’s set…

  • Mid point review – (incl.) word of the year – 2020

    Did you create a “word” for 2020?  How has it served you so far? My word of the year for 2020 was “wholehearted”.  The idea behind choosing that word as I follow my own strategic programme for work and life…

  • H is for…

    Happy Half way there? Highly Sensitive Person Holes in the system HOLIDAY!! Hope Horse! This is the seventh in a series of 26 blogs about our son and how he is navigating the world on a Super Hero SEN plan. …

  • How and why I wrote an e-book and what it actually is

    I thought I’d share my process of writing my first e-book.  It feels like a MOMENTOUS achievement.   I quite often look at things and think I wonder HOW they did that… do you? I always start with a goal and…

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    G is for Growth

    G is for GROWTH …grown-up things Being gregarious! A GIFT of time and space Goals and how to use them Giraffes Jiggypuff (?) Is the grass greener or not? This is the sixth in a series of 26 blogs about…

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    A check in on goals during lockdown

    Hi all, So you know I’m geeky about planning and goals.  Planning and setting goals helps to anchor me and give me motivation and a sense of purpose.  As I work as a project manager across Arts Projects I have…

  • Distractions and Inspirations – a 40 day declutter…

    Hi guys I wrote a little while back about my decision to declutter during lent…  blog here My parameters were; to give something away each day or a set of things together… to decrease storage boxes – we seem to…

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    Money Talks during Covid-19 – Part II

    Hi guys Just a follow up now we’re a few weeks in to this blog I wrote…  these blogs are aimed at creatives who are (for the most) part self employed… I’ve been supporting small businesses where I can so…

  • F is for…

    …feeling everything… (loss of) friendships fear failure far out ideas fun time Frankie! false information (dance like a ) Funky chicken! forgiveness… This is the fifth in a series of 26 blogs about our son and how he is navigating…