Over a cuppa: October 2017

November 6, 2017

‘Over a cuppa’ is about taking time out from the busyness to remember and share the little things and feel-good moments from the every day that brought me a smile. It is also a space for…

iceland glacier

Busyness is a good hiding place

October 22, 2017

Travel, and travel with others give you different perspectives and ways to view things in life. Looking over my journal, I learned a lot on this year’s six month sabbatical – what I value, my strengths, who…

kerry cliffs ireland

Podcasts I listened to while on sabbatical

October 15, 2017

In the months leading up to the six month sabbatical, I started to dip into podcasts. Regularly listening to podcasts was a stop-start process of trying to find the most suitable times to listen to them.…


Home, sweet home: my first week back after sabbatical

October 8, 2017

Sunday afternoons between 3pm and dinner time is one of my favourite times of the week. I’m winding down from a productive weekend of de-cluttering, spending time with local friends yesterday, and then meal planning, grocery…

Couple travel: a packing list

June 5, 2017

My husband and I are on a 6 month traveling sabbatical through South America, UK and Europe. We’re coming up to the end of our South America leg, so this post has been a long time…