Category Archives: Setting goals

Personal Writing – 100 Things I Want To Do In My Life!

27 Jul

Welcome to Monday’s Muse! Every Monday morning of the school term in 2014, Write Away With Me posts an open ended writing and/or storytelling activity that you can try with your class or your children at home. This term at The … Continue reading

Day 17 – Busy – Small Acts of Happiness

18 Jan

  In the sweet days after Christmas, when the world almost grinds to a halt, I got busy compiling my ‘100 Things to Do in 2013 List’ from Leonie Dawson’s Workbook. I still haven’t finished it. At last count, I was … Continue reading

Time Out

08 Dec

When you work for yourself, it’s sometimes hard to switch off at the end of the day. Especially if your office is based at home – like mine is. Work and home. Home and work. The boundaries get a little … Continue reading

The Slow Eating Revolution

15 Feb

As soon as I returned to the workforce post children, I quickly mastered the ‘unzenlike’ art of multitasking. On Monday morning, I’d head down into the trenches to emerge again on Friday night, happy but worn out and exhausted. The … Continue reading

What Do You Want to Achieve This Year?

31 Jan

When my children were much younger, it was somewhat of a family tradition for my partner to take them both, in those quiet days after Christmas, to stay at his parents’ house in the country. Before they left, I’d make … Continue reading