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The Power of Happy: Finding the Funny

“They see the good, embrace the joys and laugh -louder than everyone else- at the funny”. I just spent seven days in Croatia with two of the happiest, most hilarious women I’ve ever known. Maia’s Grandmas. So full of beans, I at one point asked if one of them was taking anything. Nope, just high… Continue reading The Power of Happy: Finding the Funny

A COLOURFUL LIFE · CONFESSIONS · MAIA'S ADVENTURES

“Mummy your Boobies look like my Barbie’s”….

I’ve noticed a bit of a theme developing recently with some of the comments Maia makes, in particular reference to my chest area. It’s only very occasionally, not everyday, and we’re still at the point where we all find it quite funny; so all I can do is share the amusement and hope as she… Continue reading “Mummy your Boobies look like my Barbie’s”….

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The Colourful Kind: What is your message?

I’ve been reading a lot about blogging recently; in particular, the book; The Million Dollar Blog. There’s a section where you have to fill out your vision, your message, your purpose. And I just thought f***. What is my message? Am I such a shitty blogger for not having a clear message? A clear purpose?… Continue reading The Colourful Kind: What is your message?

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The Beauty of Eastern Europe: The Polish Countryside

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart”. – Confucius Today I am rushing around preparing the house for the arrival of my lovely Spanish friend Isabel tomorrow. We met in 2007 when my Spanish teacher Mrs Wood showed me her photograph and informed me she would be my Spanish exchange. (She also told me… Continue reading The Beauty of Eastern Europe: The Polish Countryside

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Treading the Spiritual Path: I am exactly where I am meant to be.

I just came from a rather..energising meditation session. Now I do not partake in this activity regularly. It has not yet become part of my daily routine, but after today’s session; it absolutely will have to be crammed in there somewhere. After reading The Universe Has Your Back, The Inner Fix, Light is the New Black… Continue reading Treading the Spiritual Path: I am exactly where I am meant to be.

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A Little Life Update: Play-Time, The National Youth Theatre & Poland

I know, I’ve been a bad blogger. In the blogging world, leaving your blog unattended for over two whole weeks is a big no-no. But hey ho, I’m back now, and I intend to stick around on more of a consistent basis. ( She says, re-calling saying the exact same thing just a few short… Continue reading A Little Life Update: Play-Time, The National Youth Theatre & Poland

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I’m Angie, I’m a Full-Time Mother, it’s a JOB you know.

Quite recently I had a conversation that sparked tiny embers of fury in me. I was feeling a little fragile already with the usual “I feel so crap that I am not working” thoughts whirling round my brain, the harsh judgements, the negative thinking, the high expectations. “I am not contributing to society, what am… Continue reading I’m Angie, I’m a Full-Time Mother, it’s a JOB you know.