Christmas Crafting Can be Theraputic

photo by Debbie Walker Christmas Crafting can be more than just for fun. It can actually work as excellent therapy in time of overwhelming feelings, especially around the festive season. Very recently I created a robin from the craft of Felting. I've never felted before this and actually had no idea what it was. However,... Continue Reading →

My Paradoxical Companion

I took a little step back from social media, of late. Sometimes I just want the head-space. Well, that is to say that sometimes life throws a curve-ball or two and then I just find myself wanting to withdraw and stay kind of still, while the mad world rushes on around me. This only happens... Continue Reading →

Going out-out; AND wearing a coat!

Hi, I write a personal blog about making changes to improve my health; physical, mental and emotional, over a period of a year. Using a photo that I've taken for each day to either inspire, or to reflect my changes (or aims for change). Today's post is about getting some time out with friends (at... Continue Reading →

The Lifeline Paradox

“They say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” - Andy Warhol. I am at my desk, as the clock fast approaches midnight, thinking about change.  Change is everywhere and it is somehow everything.  Ironically, change is a constant.  That is a fact that does not change.  No matter what is happening... Continue Reading →

A Day of Reflection

Photo by Debbie Walker - A day of Reflection Today, a year on from our first UK Covid-19 related Lockdown, our Nation acknowledged the devastating loss of life, along with the additional cruelty of loss during a time of social restriction by having a National Day of Reflection. I write a blog about making personal... Continue Reading →

Sampling Soup – About

As a newbie to the mystical Soup Maker, I am discovering how amazing it actually is. I'm using it as part of implementing change to healthier eating, and sharing my finds and progress along the way.

Tradition review

Tradition revival and review Sitting here a few days after Christmas I’m doing my annual assessment of the good great and groan. Every year during the holidays I learn a little something new. I am a person who enjoys tradition. Repeat the great things we all look forward to. Ditch what didn’t work. Add new... Continue Reading →

The case for picture perfect sharing

Picture this. Your kids are all dressed up you finally have them all in one place to snap a few “nice” pictures for the grandparents. But the middle child doesn’t like the clothes that you picked for him, the youngest doesn’t want to sit with her brothers - she wants to have her picture by... Continue Reading →

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