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30 Day People Challenge - Day 17: Someone Who Mentors or Inspires You

For Christmas in 2013, Karen gave me a copy of Brene Brown’s The Gifts of Imperfection. She had already read most of it and was sure I’d love it, and she was right! 381 more words

Free To Be Me

Weeks Fourteen & Fifteen: The Tired Ones

Week 14 saw me very gradually unpacking our tiny bedroom and going to the gym a LOT in preparation for the Abbey Dash at the end of week 15. 570 more words


30 Day People Challenge - Day 3: Your Mom

This CHALLENGE is aptly named. Some people are more challenging than others, yeah? I could let myself off the hook and choose a mother figure, but part of the reason I do these challenges is to make myself do hard things. 683 more words



It may be a cliché, but it’s true: you do learn something new everyday. With every new day I’m learning more and more about myself. I’m learning that thought things may be difficult, I can find a way to work through them. 661 more words


ARC (NetGalley) Review: Mr.s Ravenbach's Way

Product Details (Amazon): 

  • Age Range: 10 and up
  • Series: The Amazing Escapades of Toby Wilcox (Book 1)
  • Hardcover: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Regan Arts. (March 8, 2016)
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Book Review

Weeks Nine & Ten: The Getting On With It Ones

A lot of things happened during week nine that just needed dealing with. I was still reeling from being ill and I usually get weirdly hung up about travelling on my own even when it’s not very far, so I was riding some kind of high from a successful trip down to visit Rich and it made me want to get things done. 612 more words


Never say never

What do I know about me? You’d think I’d know “me” best, but I’ve found that not always the case. Here are some things that I’ve had to learn from others about me and my personality. 196 more words

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