Category Archives: Writing

A change of tactic

The ‘post every day for a year’ barely got started before it was over. Not even a fortnight! “Why?”  I asked myself this as I sat at the computer at 11.45pm, fighting sleep, desperately trying to think of something to … Continue reading

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12/365 Thrifty tips for Thursday

This week I have been looking for inspiration on the internet. I found a great site called frugal.org.uk – link here. The site has some really practical suggestions for frugal living, eating and holidays, including reader’s tips. I particularly liked … Continue reading

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11/365 Wednesday= Wardrobe

Around 30% of clothing hasn’t been worn in over a year Cost of this unused clothing is around £30billion Extending clothing life by just 3 months can reduce carbon, water and waste footprints by up to 10% Source: http://www.wrap.org.uk/sustainable-textiles/valuing-our-clothes%20#sthash.QDVZZGAt.dpuf uf … Continue reading

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10/365 Tuesday = weekly weigh in

 A welcome 4lb loss for week one. I have been about 75% on plan I reckon; a few extra syns at the weekend hopefully counteracted with some walking.  My goal for this week is to lose 3lb to reach my … Continue reading

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9/365 Monday = make

I have decided the theme for Monday will be ‘make’. Unfortunately today I am only making excuses! I’ve been out this evening and run out of time…for now I will just share a new source of fabulous items for upcycling. … Continue reading

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8/365 Sunday= easy

It’s the weekend. The theme for Sunday will be ‘easy’. Like Sunday morning… geddit? To be honest, I ran out of ideas… ‘Moving about a bit more’ is on my to do list for 2017, so this morning I went … Continue reading

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7/365 Saturday = something for the weekend

It’s the weekend. The theme for Saturday is ‘something for the weekend’. Random stuff. A grand day out today, shopping and lunch with a friend. Lots of lovely  (second hand) purchases. This was my favourite thing. Yes. It’s a bongo … Continue reading

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6/365 Friday= food

Almost at the end of the first week of my 2017 365 challenge. The theme for Friday will be ‘food’. Food plays a BIG part in my life. Cooking for my friends and family has always been an expression of … Continue reading

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5/365 Thursday = thrift

I have challenged myself to post something every day for 2017.  Each day will have a broad theme to give me some structure and allow me to cover more of the things I am interested in. The daily theme for … Continue reading

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4/365 Wednesday= What I wore this week

Today is day 4 of the 2017 365 challenge. I have challenged myself to post something every day for 2017.  Each day will have a broad theme to give me some structure and allow me to cover more of the … Continue reading

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