Advice is a funny thing isn’t it. Sometimes very welcome, sometimes completely unwanted, sometimes well meaning, other times downright harmful. Hopefully not these pieces of advice though! These little gems I have […]
Feeling the Fear.. (And Doing It Anyway)
So here we are, excited that restrictions are lifting by the month and desperate to be back where we were pre – pandemic. Wonderful eh? Well, yes, …but maybe a little bit […]
What You Should Stop Doing When You Are (nearly) 55
I was watching a television programme last night, when an advertisement came on, clearly aimed at the over 50’s. I was stunned because the people in the commercial looked, well not to put […]
Happy Earth Day! 50 Small Ways to Make a BIG Difference!
HAPPY EARTH DAY!! And, to celebrate, I am re-publishing this post from a few months ago to offer a few ideas on how we an all take some responsibility in the care […]
A Love of Trees
OK , I admit it, I’m a tree hugger! I absolutely love our walks in the New Forest, picking out the different types of trees, and taking in their grandeur. I like […]
Last Christmas I gave my husband what I hoped was an inspired Christmas gift, a wildlife camera for the garden. And, as it turned out, inspired it was. Since January, we have […]
Happy Mother’s Day – On Being a Mum
Due to the pandemic, both my children are either very local or at home with me at the moment, which is a highly unusual given that they are now 22 and 24 […]
Happy International Women’s Day!
Today is International Women’s Day, and I am delighted to post another article listing 50 women who have inspired me. Where I can, I have included a quote from each woman, words […]
Reasons to be Positive & Hopeful Right Now!
It always makes me very proud that one of the most popular posts on this blog is 50 Positive Things to Tell Yourself Every Day. Some months after I wrote that post, […]
20 Sustainable & Ethical Companies To Try
We all buy stuff! And, since the pandemic started, we are all buying a lot more of that stuff online. If you follow me on Instagram, (www.instagram.com/somekindof50), you will know that I […]