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18 for 2018

This year I have been enjoying the Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast as well as Happier in Hollywood. Gretchen and Liz (her TV writer sister) are creating 18 for 2018 lists and since I have been missing my birthday lists, I thought I'd jump on board. I have made most of them finite things I can do… Continue reading 18 for 2018

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Favourite Reads of 2017

It has been such a long time since I have written book reviews for the books I am reading - I used to review every single book. I stopped because (amongst other things) I didn't really enjoy writing about a book straight after reading it. Either the books I read were powerful, in which case… Continue reading Favourite Reads of 2017

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Book Review: Moods by Lousia May Alcott

During our wonderful trip to the States last year, we were able to visit the town of Concord. Not only is this town important because it is where the first shots of the American Revolutionary War were fired, it also boast a great deal of literary heritage with Louisa May Alcott, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel… Continue reading Book Review: Moods by Lousia May Alcott

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5 Books I loved in 2013

These books weren't actually released in 2013 but these are five books I loved last year: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck I am sure given enough time and enough years teaching this, I will grow weary of it but right now, I am as in love with this sad story as I was… Continue reading 5 Books I loved in 2013

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Taking Stock

As I start to think about what my resolutions for 2014 will be, I realised I needed to start by checking how I managed my resolutions for 2013. These are the resolutions: lose at least a stone in weight complete all assignments at least two days before deadline read at least 50 books be tough… Continue reading Taking Stock