Celebrating a good clause…

It has been a frantic week this week…I’m heading off on a Christmas holiday with my family, and for the first time ever we’ll be experiencing a white Christmas (hopefully!). This may well be my last post until a couple of weeks into the New Year. I...

the New days of the Old school yard…

There’s one thing I would have in common with most school aged parents this week – attendance at an end of year school assembly. There are five children in total in our family, and that equates to a lot of fidgety seat sitting in hot school halls over the...

A rose by any other name?

I understand that to truly embrace life, I have to first embrace myself. I have to love myself. But how do you love yourself if you don’t fully understand who you are? The end of last year signalled the end of my time at Billie Goat. It was the end of an era.It...

I’m not doing this alone…

At this time of the year we have an advent calendar strung up in our entrance hall. Each little bag holds something special inside, a yummy chocolate, a quote to think about throughout the day, or, new to  this year, a personal task. It might be doing a random act of...