New Year, Fresh Start…

Happy New Year! I'll start by saying this Christmas and New Year didn't go exactly as planned - I was poorly throughout! I am currently off work with flu and been given antibiotics to help my ears and chest!! However, there's always a positive and it's a chance for me to rest, get myself organised … Continue reading New Year, Fresh Start…

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Where I’m at…

It's the August Bank Holiday Monday here in the UK as I sit down and write this post...It's becoming a little bit of a habit to use these holidays as a time to reflect and work out my next steps - and this holiday is no different! Whilst I have neglected social media generally and … Continue reading Where I’m at…

My Bucket List…

I've been spending time thinking about what I want to achieve and what experiences I want to savour and I started this bucket list Monday 03 July 2017...and for someone who loves 'to-do' lists and planning, I have NO idea why I have not written this list sooner. I found it difficult starting off, thinking big and … Continue reading My Bucket List…

Genealogy research – my top 10 tips when starting out

Over the past seven years, I have been painstakingly trying to build my family tree. My parents had no real interest so it was pretty much up to me to dig for any information out there. My parents could tell me some key things about their parents  but after that, very, very little about their … Continue reading Genealogy research – my top 10 tips when starting out

9-day blogging challenge…days 6 & 7

Yup, I'm behind again, but I'm okay with that! You see, Day 7's blog prompt was one that I am experiencing a LOT with right now, so I wanted to make sure I put effort into this particular post.  Also, it's the May bank holiday weekend here in the UK. We had friends and family … Continue reading 9-day blogging challenge…days 6 & 7

9-day blogging challenge…days 4 & 5

I'm a couple of days late, mainly thanks to being abroad with a very weak wifi network! But, no matter, I am now back and ready to get myself back on track - Isn't that what it's all about?! Okay, onto Day 4: This was another hints/tips day and the focus was social media. I … Continue reading 9-day blogging challenge…days 4 & 5

9-day blogging challenge…days 2 & 3

Day 2: was a hints/tips day! Following the theme from day one (connect), Caroline talked about engagement through our blogs and suggested setting up a solid, dependable mailing list.  After listening to the day 2 video, I registered on MailChimp, only to find my lack of a computer and very iffy (technical word!) internet access … Continue reading 9-day blogging challenge…days 2 & 3

9-day blogging challenge…day 1!

As you can see from my previous two posts, I am extremely new to blogging and I know I have much to learn (and am very keen to learn too!). My goal is to upload one post a week, on a Sunday and so far so good! However, Last week I stumbled across @carolinetowersbiz on … Continue reading 9-day blogging challenge…day 1!