There’s a week still left in February, but today is Pancake Tuesday. I no longer need to race home desperately wondering how on Earth I am going to mix, toss and serve enough pancakes to keep the kids happy, because it turns out that my Daughter is a much better pancake maker than I ever was. Sarah, you are an absolute star, because I know … Continue reading Late February Sunshine has me hoping: Spring is Coming!
Saturday was a quiet day in my house. I had homemaking to do (house blessing, as Diane in Denmark calls it) and then a quiet day with packing ready for Sunday and taking my Daughter back to University. Quiet days are a real gift. The chance to wake up slowly, possibly even have a lie in, enjoy a slow breakfast, slow lunch and slow evening … Continue reading Autumning Up My Planner: September Small Things Day 11
Any reader of my blog or follower on social media will know that I need a planner… now more than ever, as my menopause fog sometimes descends and drives me mad at a moment’s notice! As long as I have a notebook or a ringbound planner with a to-do list and a to-be-read list, I’m fine. And after a busy weekend it’s been nice to … Continue reading Planning in the Golden Afternoon Light: September Small Things Day 6
It would seem strange if, after showing you my extensive planner collection (not complete: never complete. Like all enthusiasts, if you offer me a new planner, I will say yes) I didn’t follow up with a book on planning. Planning can be a real pain in the posterior, especially if you read a dour, dry business planning manual. Even the most popular time management technique … Continue reading Book Friday: Plan a Happy Life by Stephanie Fleming
I’m an artistic type, I have always floated along on a wave of inspiration. Or I’m a careful planner, with lists and pages filled with ideas, advice and quotes. Or I’m somewhere in between, with days when I plan and days when planning is the last thing I think about. Blame my star sign: I’m a Gemini and at any one time I can be … Continue reading Managing my Menopausal Mind: Or How I Learned to Embrace Organisation and Live More Hyggely
I’m not planning to post anything between Christmas and New Year (Twixmas or Romjul, if you prefer) except perhaps a catch up post, so this post is really a sort of forward planning post, looking at what I intend to do next week and what I’m planning to start off with next year. I have some questions I need answering by any readers out there, … Continue reading Christmas of Hope 2020: Start Planning for Next Year