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Things I am grateful for today

Arg stupid black dog, begone! (I used the pic of the pug in the yellow hoodie as the image for this post because maybe if I think of the black dog like that instead of like a giant wolf, it won't seem quite so bad and I can laugh at it instead? Hmm) Ohhh boy feeling...

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Five thousand light years from Birdland

So we've been playing Joe Zawinul's Birdland at Symphonic Band. It's one of those charts that is inextricably tied to high school for me when it was our signature tune in Little Big Band for a while. We thought we were cool. We were not. Having said that, Little Big...

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Things I am grateful for in September

Sorting out my ergonomics I seem to have done something to my back. This happens periodically, and I can never work out what the inciting incident is, but I think it's because I carry stress there, and life has been very stressful for a while. I mentioned my...

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People…who need people

I went to a funeral today. It made me freshly grateful for the people I know, for the joys I have in life, for laughing, for crying, for being able to talk when things are tough, for being able to help when I can, for being loved and knowing that I am loved. I've been...

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It’s too late to think of a catchy title

I'm not sure why I suddenly feel the need to post on the 27th of the month, but that has been my habit for the past three months so why stop now? Much like Jess G's end of the month wrap-ups, it's always good to look back each month and assess where I'm at. I went up...

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All that’s left is sparkles and bellybutton fluff

A month since my last post and the life cull continues. Have just pulled out of a whole bunch of commitments that were making me feel kind of terrified. Terrified that I wouldn't be able to hold up my end of the various bargains I had struck. I really hate letting...

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Other things I do!

I am passionate about gratitude and I write about it at Everyday Gratitude. I also have produced some nice things to help you get into gratitude, which you can buy here.

My life in pictures

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