Freedom from Loneliness
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- Sorry I’ve been away….I had the winter blues!
- Have you really thought about what you’re eating?
- How much of your life are you living on automatic pilot?
- Finding inspiration after a period of feeling very uninspired!
- How do I find my inspiration again? What should I do when I simply don’t feel inspired?
- Why am I still single? A little poll – please vote and tell me what you think! October 9, 2012
- That feeling of being in the waiting room … October 1, 2012
- Should I just be happy being single and stop looking for Mr Right? September 28, 2012
Category Archives: Things to Do
This is my route home from work: the M62. As motorways go, it’s beautiful, cutting through Saddleworth Moor. But often I arrive home and I can’t really remember how I got there. I’ve driven on automatic pilot, my mind … Continue reading
Here’s a really inspiring idea: the Do Lectures. The Do Lectures apparently began in a field in Wales with the idea that “people who Do things can inspire the rest of us to go and Do things, too.”Go to the … Continue reading
“What else could that ring buy?” asks Laura Vanderkam in her book All the money in the world. The average couple in the States spends $5.392 on an engagement ring and, according to Laura, it’s not necessarily money well spent. … Continue reading
My last post was about the satisfaction of doing things for yourself rather than paying someone else to do them and I’m still thinking about making things. A doctor friend once said he envied my job at the BBC. The … Continue reading
In Tuesday’s post about 18 Inspiring Stories of Real People Doing Inspiring Things, I mentioned John-Paul Flintoff, a journalist who started making his own clothes. As if making his own clothes wasn’t enough, rather than getting a professional rat-catcher in … Continue reading
I love reading real-life stories of people changing their lives and living in a different way. It started when I read Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat Pray Love and practically had withdrawal symptoms when I finished it. I loved it. It made … Continue reading
I went to London twice in March for a few days each time. Given that I’ve only just got work after a period of unemployment, I wondered whether I could really have a good time on my own in the … Continue reading
You know when someone tells you that this really brilliant film is out that you must see. You absolutely cannot miss this film. It’s life-changing. The cinematography is amazing. The story is gripping. You go to the cinema. You leave … Continue reading
It’s nearly two weeks since I posted on my blog – and I can’t really say where those two weeks have disappeared to. Sometimes, I seem to have weeks where I get a lot done and can look at what … Continue reading
As you probably already know, I should still be on my six week silent retreat. Although I didn’t go, I decided to make some changes at home – the sorts of changes I’d have made if I had been on … Continue reading