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Packing Light {Interview with Allison Vesterfelt}

  I’m very excited to be hosting an interview with Allison Vesterfelt, author of Packing Light, (which I reviewed here). She writes about the cost of following your dreams, and she is a lovely person to accompany you on any sort of journey. We have one copy of Packing Light to give away for FREE. […]

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What I’m into (April 2013)

The wonderful Leigh Kramer does a monthly ‘what I’m into’ post, and I thought that was a fab idea! So I’m linking up with her, and do take a while to look round her blog- she’s one of the nicest people in the blogosphere.     Yesterday I blogged on the best of the blog […]

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What I’m into (March 2013)

The wonderful Leigh Kramer does a monthly ‘what I’m into’ post, and I thought that was a fab idea! So I’m linking up with her, and do take a while to look round her blog- she’s one of the nicest people in the blogosphere.     This month I have a lot to talk about, […]

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What I’m into (February 2013)

I keep meaning to do a weekly Bits’n’Blogs post, and never getting round to it. And then I saw that the wonderful Leigh Kramer does a monthly ‘what I’m into’ post, and I thought that was a fab idea! So I’m linking up with her, and do take a while to look round her blog- […]

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Chasing Silhouettes: a review

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare.   You watch your child picking again at their food. You rationalise that lots of children are fussy eaters, and that doesn’t mean anything.   Time passes. The length of time they spend in the bathroom increases – but that’s normal for a teenager, right?   More time passes. You […]

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A New Name: When it’s bad to be the ‘good girl’

What kind of label did you have as you were growing up?   There are many ways that we’re labelled to differentiate ourselves from others.  Amongst our family or friends we become known as ‘the pretty one’, ‘the funny one’, ‘the smart one’, ‘the rebel’, ‘the loud one’.  These labels form part of our identity, […]

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Wrecked: the surprising cure for dissatisfaction

“What do you want to do when you leave university?”   I remember asking this question to a bunch of Oxford students a few years back. To my surprise, the majority replied simply, ‘I don’t want to do anything particularly, I just want to be happy. That’s really what it’s all about, isn’t it?’   […]

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