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Horror Unfolding In London and A Healthy Dose Of Perspective

Horror Unfolding In London and A Healthy Dose Of Perspective

So much has shown me this year, just how short our lives can be. On Sunday morning, I wept in fear as I waited to contact my darling girl. While I was almost sure that she was tucked up in her bed in Andover, well away from the horror unfolding in London,…Continue Reading

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My Intentions for 2017

My Intentions for 2017

I don’t set resolutions for the new year, I create an intention board that helps to keep me inspired to reach my goals for the year. This proves to be the most successful strategy for us as it is not just putting out there what we are aiming to achieve, it is also a visual…Continue Reading

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Christmas Traditions At Pen Y Llechwedd

Christmas Traditions At Pen Y Llechwedd

I mentioned yesterday how important this Christmas is for us, my eldest daughter is moving to the UK in February. What I haven’t been thinking too much about is how important our Christmas traditions will be for her next year when she is not with us. I thought I would share our…Continue Reading

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Managing Kids While Working From Home

Managing Kids While Working From Home

Christmas holidays usually fill me with dread. Christmas is our busiest time of year, as we all want our homes to be perfect before we switch off for our break. Work is crazy from September right through this year until the 23rd of December. Now that our kids are older, they finish school so early,…Continue Reading

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Our Health Journey

Our Health Journey

Sometime ago, I shared a little of the issue I was having with my heart. Since that time, I have undergone a series of tests, with mixed results. While the cardiologist was unable to find anything serious wrong with me, there is an issue with one of the chambers in my heart that requires further…Continue Reading

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Pen Y Llechwedd An Update

Pen Y Llechwedd An Update

A few weeks ago now, we were blessed with a visit from one of the original occupants of our home, Alan Johnson, along with his wife Barbra, and their nephew Ian and his wife Karen. Ian took the time to get in touch with me after recognising the house in the article was…Continue Reading

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When You Are Really Not OK

When You Are Really Not OK

Two weeks ago today, I received that scare of my life. At 5 minutes after 3am, I awoke with a racing heart. Not just a racing heart, a racing, thumping heart, so fast I couldn’t count it. It’s not the first time, so I sat up in bed, tried to concentrate on my breathing, having…Continue Reading

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