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What I’m Reading – July Update

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One of my #40before40 challenges this year was to devour 40 books this year. I say devour because I might be listening to them too and not just reading them. I find listening to books when running, travelling or cooking a fun way to pass the time. 25 in, I need to step it up a ...

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Things I am Loving – May

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It has felt like Summer this past week and whilst the rain is pouring down today I feel like I have made the most of the sun - one of the huge benefits of working at home. So what have I been up to! Working. I've been getting quite a lot more paid projects recently and starting ...

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40 Before 40 – Update in May

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So in January I made a list of my 40 before 40! I'm now 4 months into that list and I thought I'd do an update as to how I was getting on!   So in no particular order the things that make my bucket list this year my #40Before40 are: 1. Take on a Charity challenge preferably ...

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Ten Top Tips for Getting Paid on Time

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Whilst you would think everyone would prioritise getting paid, often relationships with customers or clients, the next job, being busy, and keeping people happy often gets in the way of actually invoicing for work done and chasing up payments. So here are Ten Top Tips for Getting Paid on Time. 1. Know who your contract is ...

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Me & Mine – March 2017

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It's that time of the month again when I share a family photo of the 5 of us. It's so nice to have a series of photos throughout the year to look back on and even if the girls (and Matt) do roll their eyes whenever I suggest we stage a shot.  I hope in ...

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Things I’m Loving – March

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  It's Spring - well sort of anyway.  It did feel like Spring on the 1st March but then we got torrential storms again. Hey ho. Spring is definitely coming anyway! So what have I been up to! - Working. I've been reflecting this week on how lucky I am to work at home.  I might not feel lucky every ...

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What I’m Reading

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One of my #40before40 challenges this year was to devour 40 books this year. I say devour because I might listen to them too and not just read them. I find listening to books when running, travelling or cooking a fun way to pass the time and have managed to listen to three book already this ...

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40 Before 40 

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So it was Blue Monday yesterday.  Blue Monday is a name given to a day in January reported to be the most depressing day of the year for countries in the Northern Hemisphere.  Christmas is just a memory, we often haven't yet been paid for January and it's usually raining (apparently!). Well whilst yesterday didn't start ...

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Me & Mine – December 2016

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I do love our annual Christmas photo in front of the tree but I also love our outdoor photos which is much more our natural habitat! This post is linked up with the Me and Mine project – hosted by Dear Beautiful, Bump to Baby,Capture By Lucy, Let’s Talk Mommy, Mummy Daddy Me and Tigerlilly Quinn ...

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Angels Of The NHS We Thank You

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This was written 5 years ago now, but I remember it like it was yesterday. You should always take the time to say thank you. At the moment it is impossible to put all of the events of the last seven days into words.  It is hard to believe it’s just seven days and not seven ...

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