WHY I LOVE BOURNEMOUTH

As a little girl, my first memories of #Bournemouth were walking from #Branksome Chine with my mum, dad, aunt and uncle towards the Winter Gardens.  I had never seen squirrels before and remember running towards one and couldn’t believe that they would sit on your hand.  The Christmas lights were breathtaking, and I recall my […]

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LEARNING TO FORGIVE LEADS TO MENTAL FREEDOM

Forgiveness is one of the most powerful tools in your armoury.  But before you start forgiving those who you feel have wronged you, you need to start with yourself.  You need to forgive yourself for any past misdemeanours.  That way you can then start forgiving those who caused you unhappiness in your life as not […]

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THERE IS BEAUTY IN COLOUR

I was lucky enough to work in the beauty industry for twelve years.  I’m a big fan of colour, in particular in the form of makeup and the colours of clothing you wear.  Both should add to your natural beauty but not distract from it.  Honestly, if you’re putting on some lipstick or mascara, it […]

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CARING & SHARING

For those of us who already volunteer our time, there is no need to tell you the benefits of offering your helping hand and your time to those who need your help.  It is both rewarding and satisfying and the sense of wellbeing it induces within you is amazing.  However, before you offer your services, […]

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LET HUGS LIGHT UP YOUR LIFE

I love a hug!  Don’t you?  It makes me smile and warm inside and I feel loved.  I have a friend, Gilly, and she gives the best hugs; she envelopes me in her arms.  But what I never realised is how important hugs are for us human beings.  I spoke the other day about how […]

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BOOKS ARE MY SOLACE, SUPPORT AND LIFELINE

I am a big book fan. I like the look of them and always incorporate them into any house move so that they look their best. They have played a massive part in my life – from early childhood when I sat under the apple tree in my hometown in Cornwall to later years where […]

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