Its getting close!

Its getting close!

When you are invited to be a guest on a podcast you think its great and seems really easy! The lovely podcaster sometimes has a chat with you a few days before and you get to know them which helps to make you feel comfortable with them and then you go for it! Record!...

Optimism

Optimism

I have read this word a few times today probably because everyone is thinking ahead now. Dying to leave 2020 behind with all the buzz words of furloughing, pivoting, covid, pandemic, unprecedented…..flip…we don’t want to hear those words very often anymore! Now it is...

Bidding, Bipolar and Beans on Day 2!

Bidding, Bipolar and Beans on Day 2!

Lockdown Latte was really informative on Friday with three guests. Ria from the James Hopkins Trust kicked off talking about their online auction which is on at the moment. Honestly, it is so tough for charities and fundraisers are under a lot of pressure but people...

Different for Everyone…

Different for Everyone…

Great start today to my first Lockdown Latte show on facebook live. The idea behind it is to give some people a bit of company over the next 4 weeks especially if they live alone. It is about listening and actually my guest today commented on how good it is for us to...

Lockdown Lattes

Lockdown Lattes

'Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.' Les Miserables, pub.1862 but for some the thought of another 4 weeks... at least! .....at home, possibly living alone is not a great thought. The mornings are dark and it gets dark at 4 p.m. making it very...

Nifty & Thrifty

Nifty & Thrifty

The world of Charity Shop Shopping is a big thing now. It's so trendy it is super cool to wear something from a charity shop... 'vintage' we call it now and everyone is doing it! It is a win win for everyone and almost every high street has a charity shop on it from...

First Conscious Clothing Tip!

First Conscious Clothing Tip!

Its a tough one if you love fashion like me...do people make you feel guilty about buying lots of clothes, throw away fashion items? I have had a bit of it from friends especially when I am very plastic conscious and wont use plastic water bottles or plastic bags so...

Say Cheese!

Say Cheese!

I have just commented on a Twitter post about smiling… Thanks Clare Seed at Tidal Training! https://www.tidaltraining.co.uk/ 10 reasons to smile It makes you attractive It changes your mood It helps you stay positive It makes you seem successful It lowers your blood...

The email from the Cabinet office

The email from the Cabinet office

It was during lockdown and the first week in June. I was working upstairs and Bern was on his computer downstairs. I was checking the girls were attending their lessons online and texting them to find out why not if they weren't! when an email came in with Capital...

The Announcement is close!

The Announcement is close!

Can’t believe that the day is tomorrow! After knowing for 4 months it is going to be announced!  Julie Kent MBE FLIP! Not bad for a girl brought up in a terraced house in Gloucester! Daughter of hard working parents who were givers! Dad was the first and last at...

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