More than a Feeling

Blog two of the lightening blog round. Here goes nothing! It’s been really weird to get used to life in the UK over the past few months. We arrived after an unseasonably cool spring in Cape Town, which we were pretty thankful for, because it meant that we weren’t going from hot summer to freezingContinue reading “More than a Feeling”

Eye of the Tiger

Dun… dun dun dun… dun dun dun… dun dun daaaaaa! I thought of a cool way of getting more in the practice of blogging more often, without making it a big and scary thing, while keeping it short and incredibly snappy. I can definitely find three minutes to write and three minutes to edit everyContinue reading “Eye of the Tiger”

Picnicking in the park

Today, we did something I’ve been longing to do since I found the park just down the road from us. Go for a picnic in the park. Initially, we didn’t because it was, well, January in Manchester, which featured some sleet, some frost, some rain and some other inclement weather. Then, we didn’t do itContinue reading “Picnicking in the park”

Success! I guess…?

I’ve been thinking about the meaning of success a lot, having just had another birthday – certainly a different one to what I was expecting as my first birthday in the UK. I have also been thinking about success because I have recently undertaken some personal agility coaching from the wonderful Jenna Hills. In Jenna’sContinue reading “Success! I guess…?”

Writing for my audience

Hey Mom, thanks for reading my blog. The blog prompt from the long-overdue 14 days of creating your wordpress blog was to write a piece for your audience. Now, I know the point was supposed to be ‘write something that your audience wants to read’, but I’m kind of grabbing the prompt and going aContinue reading “Writing for my audience”

On habits and being brave

So. I’ve done the thing and started a blog. There’s a lot to be said about blogging techniques, writing practices, crafting the perfect piece of copy for a readership you know a lot about… (I know at least a bit about that sort of thing; I did work in marketing for a little while). ThisContinue reading “On habits and being brave”