Loving Relationships: September’s Happiness Project Theme

Loving Relationships: September’s Happiness Project Theme

When I looked back over my Happiness Project themes recently I felt there was something missing. And I realised that thing may be other people. This is a big year of change for me, so I’ve been focusing on themes and resolutions to make changes to personal habits and ways of doing things. But now […]

Happy September & what this Autumn holds for me

Happy September & what this Autumn holds for me

It’s September! I love the turn of the seasons from summer to autumn; bright glowing sun, to gentle hues of russet red and orange. I’ve been feeling the anticipation of this month for a while. Sensing the subtle aroma of autumn on the breeze, delighting in the transition of the trees. If spring is a […]

A birthday tradition and a really old banner

A birthday tradition and a really old banner

August is birthday month in my family and I’ve been busy wrapping presents. I like to make an effort with people’s birthdays, always have. Not necessarily going all out money-wise, but with the wrapping and doing whatever you can to make that person feel special and loved. As I was digging out my birthday paper […]

Gratitude for small misfortunes (why I’m grateful for mould)

Gratitude for small misfortunes (why I’m grateful for mould)

Today I thought “I am grateful for mould”. An odd notion, perhaps, unless you’re some sort of creature that eats mould. Let me explain, though, and perhaps it won’t seem so odd. When boyfriend and I first moved in together we found a lovely flat that, two months later, turned out to be covering all […]