Music for Love

What do I even write about today with the news that Britain is waking up to? When you went to bed hearing the news that an explosion had rocked a concert in Manchester and there were fatalities. When you wake up to the news that 22 people, some of them children, have already lost their lives…

Stay, I Miss You

Even with Christmas not already done and dusted there’s a lot of thought going into what 2017 is going to have in store for us all. I would have been tempted to say at this point that it can’t be any worse than 2016 right but we have President Trump to look forward to in…

If I Were a Rich Girl

If I were a Rich girl? I am a rich girl but maybe not in the way you think. When we hear the word rich we tend to think of money and decadence. Well I do. But I thought this weekend about all the other ways we are rich. At this time of year, with…

Black Friday – 2 Tips for Giftcard Sales!!

Happy Friday everyone! Who doesn’t love Friday? Even people that have to work over the weekend seem to love Friday more than any other day of the week. Now I’m one of those weird people that loves Mondays too but I’m a little weird though sometimes that love of Mondays works out for the best…

Get on your Bike

There’s been a tv programme this week that everyone has been talking about! We’ve all been waiting with baited breath to find out the fate of our favourites…yes! It was the final of the Great British Bake Off! I’m actually watching it now as I write this and while I will probably know who the…

I Don’t Shine if you Don’t Shine

I’ve been thinking about writing about Shine Theory for some time and my amazing, beautiful friend Sady wrote about a similar thing today on her blog so it seemed like today should be the day! I first heard about Shine Theory from an article on the BBC about the aides working in President Obama’s White House…

Always Look Forward

There is a reason that sometimes people, situations and aspects of your life are behind you. They are in the past and it’s where they belong. It takes me a long while to put things behind me but once I do I very rarely regret the decision. We’re in the twilight of 2016 and this…

Let the Music Play… What do you like to Hear?

I was chatting with my friend Sady the other day about the music I play at my DJ sets and it got me thinking about how to get the right balance for the audience at my sets. This isn’t about what genre of music you play, though for the record, my preference is for alternative…

There But for the Grace of God Go I

It’s a sad fact that there is probably not one single person reading this that hasn’t been affected in some way by cancer. Be it  ourselves, a friend, family member or partner all of us will have been touched by cancer at some point in our lives. If you haven’t been then you are a…

If You Think You Can, or You Think You Can’t, You’re Right

Henry Ford’s phrase “If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you‘re right.” has been at the top of my mind this morning as I watch the overnight news from the Rio Paralympics. Dame Sarah Storey becomes the first female British paralympian to win 12 gold medals as…

Hair Fair 2016 – Bandana Day – Izzie’s

Teeba is 7 years old. When she was 19 months old she survived a car bomb in Iraq that killed her father and brother and left her horribly disfigured with multiple burns on her face, scalp and ears.  Teeba was adopted by parents in the United States and her adopted mother noticed how people would stare…

I’m Here to Represent

Yesterday I talked about earworms so let’s get this one out of the way early on….It’s a Small World after all! (apologises and begs forgiveness of everyone that is cussing me out right now). Yesterday I was talking to some potential staff members for as part of a recruitment process in SL and the subject…