Day Tripper

I can very easily stay in my little corner of the world and consider a tram to the next suburb a major mission. In the holidays, I discovered the joy of day tripping. It took me so long to find out. And I found out. I realised that an escape to the country was simplyContinue reading “Day Tripper”

I do it in on the daily

Over the holidays-hurrah! Rare teacher perk-I followed a ‘magic’ formula for things to do each day that have a positive impact on mind, body and spirit. Behold M-M-W-G-F. A not so catchy acronym for: Move-Meditate-Write-Gratitude-Fun. I did these things on the daily and loved every minute of it and I’d do it again I tellsContinue reading “I do it in on the daily”

Get out of the house

I love being at home. Perhaps sometimes I love it too much. I’ll get invited somewhere and I’ll think “but…couch!” While it’s very safe in my cocoon, it is easy to get stuck in whatever mood I’m in. This is all good if it’s an upbeat one which sees me giggling to myself, bouncing onContinue reading “Get out of the house”

Winter is coming

Winter is coming, and not just to the House of Stark. Winter often gets a bad rap. Like it’s Summer’s poor cousin. Something we must suffer through and endure while praying and waiting and hoping for a glimpse of sunshine. But for me, it’s more like Summer is the most popular girl at school. She’sContinue reading “Winter is coming”

Socially Sober

I spent 2 weeks off social media and survived! How did I do it? How did I find it? What have I learnt? What did I miss in the land of the Kardashians and cat videos? As part of my Yvette vs. the world challenges, a dear reader-thanks Melissa-suggested a social media break. At firstContinue reading “Socially Sober”

These are a few of my favourite things

Don’t get me wrong, I love raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens as much as the next gal but there are some additions I’d like to make to this song. Here are a few more of my favourite things. British crime dramas with dapper detectives: Sherlock, Midsomer Murders and Broadchurch. Something about the floppyContinue reading “These are a few of my favourite things”