We’ll take a cup o’ kindness dear, For auld lang syne.

london-201617There was a time when I put so much pressure on new year’s eve. It had to be perfect. It was the pinnacle of the the holiday season. All of my life I have lived by the idea that how you spend new year’s eve is how you will spend the rest of that year. And to some extent that’s always been true. Each new year I’ve been overweight and single and…yep, still am.

This Ball Drop was different (we don’t have a ball drop in the UK but I just love the reference of it!) We had a very sophisticated night in drinking diet coke and ribena and eating popcorn. Robbie Williams was our entertainment along with the 12 minute show of the 6.5tonnes of explosives that illuminated the  Embankment and skyline of London.

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A New Year, A More Effective Me!

I was told recently by my optician that ‘I made things so easy.’ Now to some this might sounds like an assault on my character (trust me it wasn’t, I’m not *that* kind of easy), it was however a compliment to my attitude and organisation of life. Which got me thinking. I love finding new ways to simplify my life, I quite often watch motivational videos and listen to podcasts on organisation and simplicity, but for me I also like to be firmly in control of my life and my time as well as have everything in ordered whilst staying as laid back as humanly possible. There’s an inner conflict right there! What better way to share this with you all than a little post about my top tips for making your own life a little easy every day.

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