Look for the bluebells

I was shocked recently by the news that the mother of one of my daughter’s friends had died suddenly, after being diagnosed just two days previously with a terminal brain tumour (she had been suffering for months with headaches).  How people get through such a devastating loss is beyond my imagination. It is moments like that [...]

What’s in a Picture?

Ok so let's get it out of the way: yes I know it's been over six months since my last blog, but I have been, ahem, busy.  I've started a new job at a local secondary school and whoop, whoop, been accepted onto the foundation stage for the Golden Egg Academy! So, it's been a [...]

Stepping Outside of your Comfort Zone

What is your comfort zone?  According to Alan Henry, Editor-in-Chief at Lifehacker.com ‘Simply, your comfort zone is a behavioural space where your activities and behaviours fit a routine and pattern that minimises stress and risk. It provides a state of mental security. You benefit in obvious ways: regular happiness, low anxiety, and reduced stress.' If [...]