Silence is truly golden

While I write this blog I’m sitting in the garden of an old friend. She lives in a cottage in Wilton near Salisbury. Her garden is full of flowers, sweet peas, sunflowers, dahlias, marigolds and hibiscus. These flowers are sitting comfortably with three chickens, an apple orchard, two Jack Russells, oodles of vegetables and the […]

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Turning Negatives into Positives

It’s not always easy to turn a negative into a positive but over the years of sticking my nose into a good few books, I think, at last, I’ve mastered the art of being positive as much as I can be about most things in life.   Here’s an example of how I recently used […]

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Kefir (goats milk) will seriously improve your health

Okay now I’ve set the tone hopefully you pricked up your ears and you’re literally “all ears”. I’ve just discovered a product called Kefir, which is goats milk, from the Chuckling Goat and I am hooked, lined and sunk!  My apologies to those of you reading this who have been on it forever and know about the […]

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A friend for a reason, a season or a lifetime

In these days of social media and constant ‘friend requests’ on Facebook, it would be easy to maybe misinterpret the true meaning of the word ‘friend’. I’ve often reflected, particularly in the last few years, on how important my friends have been to me, and the difference between an acquaintance and a true buddy. So here’s […]

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Visualize your life

We hear a lot now about Visualisation and of course, making a vision board is popular now. But perhaps, like me, the thought of getting creative takes you back to your school days of Copydex in one hand, tongue firmly placed outside of the mouth, as you cut and paste pictures you’ve cut out of […]

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Are you sleeping enough?

I’ve always been a big fan of sleep but like many, over the years the habit of checking my social media at night has kept me up and well past my bedtime. And of course, it’s easy to get caught up in some exciting ‘late night’ TV. So in order to better understand what lack […]

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