Leaving home for new adventures; from Brighton to Manchester

Leaving home for new adventures; from Brighton to Manchester

Saying goodbye to a place is a funny thing. Just like saying goodbye to a relationship with a person; there are memories (good and bad), a questioning of whether this is right or not and, ultimately, the lingering feeling that it is time to move on. For us the feeling that it’s time to leave […]

The freelance work week; on owning your time

The freelance work week; on owning your time

It has been sweltering hot. Today there is some respite, but my lovely flat that keeps me so warm in winter does little to provide respite from a heatwave. There is work to be done, but I feel tired from the heat-disturbed sleep and foggy headed from humidity. “If only I could take time off […]

A mantra for slowing down

“I can just be here”   A mantra for the hard to slow down, can’t stop, got to keep going people. For the forward lookers, the strivers, the perfectionists & the over-achievers. What if we gave ourselves permission to just be where we are right now? What if we didn’t lie down to relax with […]

June Happiness Project: follow your intuition

June Happiness Project: follow your intuition

There have been many times I’ve spoken the words “go with your gut”, usually to a friend asking my advice on a decision. “What should I do?” – the answer is usually always “go with your gut”. But how many of us actually, truly, do that? I know I’m guilty of saying but not doing. […]