Being fifty-something, I’ve got a lot photographs. Not the digital kind (though I’ve got my fair share of those, too). I mean the real shebang, The dusty old printed kind. I’m shite at cataloguing them into albums (or frames) so they float around in boxes and tubs and tins. They have a life of their… Continue reading When will I ever grow up?
Being fifty-something, I can get a bit cranky (at times). Like when I had a good old whinge in this blogpost about the current state of bricks and mortar retail. As I hinted, I was looking in all the wrong places. Yesterday I had reason to look in the right place … and my faith… Continue reading The Flower Dispensary – my faith restored in retail
Being fifty-something (and a writer), what I don’t know about procrastinating might not be worth knowing. My mindful midlife perspective has put the spotlight on a plethora of putting-off practices that can sometimes fly under the radar (unless you’re looking for them). Here’s a little nomenclature to go with it … a glossary of modern-day… Continue reading Procrasti-glossary … the midlife guide to putting off until tomorrow
Being fifty-something, I’m seeking to extend my craft repertoire as fast as possible. (While I’ve got time, right?) I’m looking for easy, quick, inexpensive craft projects … least-effort-for-maximum-impact. Yes, I’m lazy. I’d been thinking about teacup candles for a couple of months, browsing through the odd online tutorial, mostly coveting all that vintage china and moody… Continue reading Tardy teacup candles (and the crappy end of crafting)
Being fifty-something, I love a giveaway … whether I’m on the giving OR the receiving end of it! Thanks to everyone who showed interest in winning a copy of Calling Invisible Women by Jeanne Ray in my recent giveaway. And a big thanks to Random House New York for providing the prize. Given the umber… Continue reading Announcing … ta-dah … book giveaway winner!