Hello, how are you? I am well thanks, Hold on...not really. As we wind down to the end of the academic year in the UK, everyone around me is getting excited about beach holidays,camping holidays and staycations. I am not looking forward to it.You see,I live with fibromyalgia. It is a condition characterized by over... Continue Reading →


Why I use a natural body moisturiser…

I am horrified by the number of chemicals in shop bought skincare products. Since discovering lots of amazing recipes on Pinterest, I have developed my own moisturiser, using a blend of various carrier and essential oils. Carrier oils are used to dilute essential oils, as essential oils are too concentrated to use directly on the... Continue Reading →

Wellbeing ( We don’t say stress anymore)

I am back at work after one month's leave. Please see my blog"Two things that matter" to understand why. I returned to teaching, paperwork, meetings and training sessions. Apparently, teachers are stressed because there was a lot of talk of staff wellbeing by management this week. We had emails and a training session on wellbeing.... Continue Reading →

Two things that matter…

Hello How are you? I am well thanks. I have been going through a tough time lately and I am so thankful and grateful for all the support that I have received from my husband, daughter, family, friends and colleagues. In April I found out that my dad was suffering from lung cancer. I was... Continue Reading →

Saturday morning

Hello! What are doing on this grey day? I am looking for vouchers. Yes,it's been a long time since some pounds (the good kind) landed in my bank account....In fact it was 37 days and 14 hours ago. Ate a lot of homemade soup and pesto pasta this month.Hence my search for vouchers. What else... Continue Reading →

What a week!

It's been very busy at work. We went to the science museum. It was fantastic! Great new Wonderlab activities. I struggled for several minutes to go down the slide. Couldn't work out how to keep the mat (same as the one you use on the helter skelter) secure whilst sitting down at the top .... Continue Reading →

Tomorrow is Monday! 

Hi all, I am very anxious and tense. Tomorrow is Monday! I have been very worried this weekend. My 9 year old is sick, I don't know how I am going to make it through this week. Tomorrow is Monday! Roadworks and temporary traffic lights caused horrendous journeys for me last week.And.. Tomorrow is Monday!

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