in June last year, I added a significant streak of blue "semi-permenant" hair colour to my blond bob in order to help raise awareness for Harrison's Fund, fighting to find a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. It seemed like such a good idea at the time; Blue Hair Day - a great way to get … Continue reading Blue hair nightmare!
Do you really know anyone in business who isn’t finding times hard at the moment? Is there any business that has not been touched by rising costs or falling demand – or both. Yet, when we meet fellow business owners and ask how they are doing, we often get the standard reply: “I’m fine”. I … Continue reading Is being ‘fine’ costing you business?
When I launched my first business venture in my late 30’s, I wanted to be the best International Event Manager in my field. I wanted to run superb, memorable events that people were clamouring to attend. I was clear about the hat I wanted to wear; I knew it fitted and suited me and that … Continue reading If the hat fits….
Running your own business can be all absorbing, exciting, challenging and - lonely. It can feel like nobody knows what’s happening in your world; how important it is that the next stage of your website is ready or that your followers went up by 30 this week. Sometimes, when you are running your own business, … Continue reading Is there anybody out there?
It's February! Yes, it really is. January has passed and along with it go so many 'best intentions' and 'new goals' and 'I really mean it this time's; yes, the dreaded resolutions that are set, year after year, in some inane attempt to become someone else. It reminded me of this blog I wrote during … Continue reading What’s your excuse?
I am happy with my lot. I know in my life I can have it all; motherhood, success, a happy marriage (27 years and counting), exotic holidays, a wonderful home, time with great friends, fabulous car, a wardrobe full of clothes I love, immaculate house hair and nails..... Sounds like a dream doesn’t it? Many … Continue reading You can have it all ladies….
Are you celebrating your successes? In the current financial climate, there is so much negative talk and focus that it is easy to lose sight of our achievements. The successes we have on a daily basis that should be noted and celebrated. Yet these get lost in the noise and overlooked; taking with them … Continue reading Are you celebrating your successes?
Ok, so here's the thing..... Of course I'm grateful. Grateful for the new lease of life I've been given; for the amazing care at the hospital; the wonderful messages from friends; the visitors who've come to cheer me up; the constant, un-ending support from John. So why am I feeling so down? What is really … Continue reading Choosing to accept
Alan Rickman was one of those actors who I always believed; no matter whom he was creating or representing in his portrayals, I always felt he nailed it and brought the character to life. “Actors are agents of change,” he said. “A film, a piece of theatre, a piece of music, or a book … Continue reading Alan Rickman – an agent of change
What if, in that last breath I do not express how I love you How you have changed my path, become my destiny Forged with me a new way of being, of belief that I could do anything What if, in that last breath, you do not know. What if, in that last breath … Continue reading In that last breath