Shake It Up

Originally posted on Jane Tyson:
 Happy New Year’s Revolution I wrote this post in 2014, still stands (on it’s head) I’m avoiding resolutions, routines and ruts. If I find myself doing the same thing I am going to get uncomfortable. I got up to do my ‘usual’ (yawn, how lazzzt year) yoga and meditation but made sure I did in an unusual position, a fresh place and at a new time. So I am typing with my nose and in a headstand. And about to drink my tea with a straw. Shake it up. This from one of my favourite… Continue reading Shake It Up

Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Taking Thyme Out

Solving World Problems One Mum at a Time Sage words Sometimes we have to Take thyme out A bouquet of Parsley Sage More Sage Rosemary and Thyme An after work windy walk to the allotment for a herb harvest. Mentally … Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Taking Thyme Out

Solving World Problems One Mum at A Time : Indulging Imaginations

Indulge Your Imagination Do you ever feel hopelessly overwhelmed with the state of the world and wonder how putting out recycling out once a week, eating more lentils and quinoa and using paper straws will make the blind bit of difference? Today my daughter asked me for a cloth carrier bag to go shopping with instead of a plastic one. This could create a small ripple in our local community and even contribute to world plastic reduction! Who knows what a difference our small seemingly pathetic actions can lead to? This is me on the trip with her and her … Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at A Time : Indulging Imaginations

Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Why Sketching Builds Resilience

Why Sketching Builds Resilience What do you remember doing as a child and not really appreciating at the time, and has this influenced you now? Is Outcome Always A Priority?  During half term 2015, my husband Paul was away with work in Syria, so as often happens in the holidays,  I drove the kids up North to visit their older and younger cousins and spend time with my lovely sister in law, Auntie Sally, two mums working together is always so much easier than one eh. On this occasion we met at one of our favourite bolt holes in the … Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Why Sketching Builds Resilience

Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Family Adventure to Pompeii

Family Adventure to Pompeii What’s on your family wish list? This week we enjoyed adventures in Naples. Yesterday was a wonderful trip to Pompeii Mind the bees. Video here Jane x Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Family Adventure to Pompeii

Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Family Adventures in Naples

Today we climbed Mount Vesuvius Today we took a train to Ercolo then tourist bus up to Mount Vesuvius, enjoying great views of the city of Naples sprawling below, whilst slightly terrified of the narrow coach turns. The carpark with all the coaches was probably the most dangerous part though. From here, we walked about 15 minutes on a reasonably wide path to the crater rim. It was pretty windy, Ellie’s ears ached from the cold and sand stung our eyes. It was definitely worth it though. We survived the return journey to the station, and from here walked 15 … Continue reading Solving World Problems One Mum at At Time : Family Adventures in Naples