The world’s most practical fountain pen?!

The world’s most practical fountain pen?!

Ahhh, fountain pens. They’re not always terribly practical, and I inevitably end up with inky fingers, but I can’t keep away from them. There’s something about the way they glide over the paper, and also the rainbow of inks which are available now...
If you didn’t do it in lockdown

If you didn’t do it in lockdown

As the Uk entered lockdown it appeared to be divided into 2. There were those who would be even busier with work, childcare and other demands. And those who found themselves at a loose end. Enter the idea that the nation would emerge from their houses changed forever....
Screens v sunshine

Screens v sunshine

So Carla and I were looking back over the summer. A sort of review because summer never works out the way you think it will. We got to talking about spending time outside. I was pleased that I’d done more morning walks in the sunshine but less time out in my...
That September Feeling

That September Feeling

It’s September. Time to trot out all those clich├ęs about it being a fresh start. But it is! There are 4 months of 2019 left to enjoy. It’s better than January because the weather is warmer, you’re not worn out by Christmas and there’s no...
Is August the new December?

Is August the new December?

There’s always a lot of talk about September being the new January. The link is clear to see. It’s all about fresh starts and changes in routine. Beginning again with renewed energy and enthusiasm to create a better you. But if we follow things through...
Get more sleep

Get more sleep

You need to get more sleep. I’m sure it’s a statement that you agree with. You too have read various reports in the media quoting research. You are aware of the consequences. Maybe you have a genuine reason for not sleeping enough. You have a small child...
The joys of a lap tray office

The joys of a lap tray office

There are things I do which, when others find out about them, seem really weird – even though to me they seem totally normal. Having a lap tray office is one of them. Working anywhere When the internet got excited about the rise of the digital nomad, I could see...