Monthly Archives: September 2014

A thank you to nursing staff everywhere

Just a short post today. NHS nursing staff frequently get a raw deal with patient complaints of poor care and bad attitudes. I unexpectedly put that care to the test over the last couple of days and I can honestly … Continue reading

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What you learn in childhood sets you up for life

This week I’ve been hugely grateful for my dad. He is miles away in a different city and he doesn’t like talking on the phone. In fact he’s not a big talker at all. Despite the distance he’s helped me … Continue reading

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Start at the start and keep working

Home renovation is an odd place to find life lessons but the work we are doing now seems to keep throwing them up! The hubby and I have a flat that we rent out for extra income. When we checked … Continue reading

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100 Days of Grateful – 1

      Getting back to normal after a holiday is always a bit of a struggle for me. This year seems particularly hard because we had such a wonderful time, filled with amazing sites and experiences, and, now that … Continue reading

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Does homemade laundry powder do the job?

I switched to making my own homemade laundry powder in a May in a real effort to cut costs and chemicals from our lives. Four months on and my recipe has been well and truly tested so how did it … Continue reading

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Can you do an Eco renovation?

My long break from blogging can largely be explained by the picture! That’s me looking very unglamorous.     The hubby and I have taken on a massive renovation and build project to build what we hope will be our long … Continue reading

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