Living so far from home has taught me many things, like the importance of family and that friends don’t need to be nearby to be around when you need them. It has taught me that I am resilient, energetic and resourceful. But it has also taught me that I’m not invincible. After a bout of… Continue reading Eking Out
One day in 2009 I realised that I had become stuck in a rut of Friday outfits. Friday was and still is my one day off a week. I got up one Friday and put on a black top, black tights, denim skirt and boots and realised I pretty much had a uniform. An unintended… Continue reading A Capsule Wardrobe For A Weekend Away
July began with the 8th anniversary of my becoming a mother. Life has been a fantastic rollercoaster ever since and I wouldn’t swap it for anything. That said, it has been a busy, busy eight years with a lot of thinking of others and not so much thinking of me. There have been times when I… Continue reading A Girls’ Night Away at the Athlone Springs Hotel
Late last year I wasn’t so well. I managed to develop gastritis, somehow. A bout of medication cleared it up, but the doctor warned me to take things easy. Not an easily stressed person, I like to be busy. I tend to take on what others consider too much, and sometimes I feel it myself.… Continue reading ….. and relax.