I used to read poems a lot when I was younger and a couple of months ago I found an old poem book that had been on my bookshelf for 10 years untouched. So I decided to read it as though a chapter book and I have found some that I remembered and enjoyed whilst doing my GCSE English Literature and others that I was … Continue reading Find The Time To Stop and Stare
Judging a book by its cover is frowned upon however this magazine has a beautiful illustrated front cover and it’s not just for this edition I am reviewing, it is a regular feature which intrigues and delights the visual senses before even opening the magazine. The cover artist for this edition has been named as Sally Eford and a small bio has been included on … Continue reading Breathe Magazine Review
The tagline for this magazine is “taking time to live well” which I think is what most people aspire to but can we actually manage this not just sometimes but all of the time? Their website has the following description of what the magazine is about which sums it up really well “The Simple Things is published monthly and is all about taking time to … Continue reading The Simple Things Magazine Review
As mentioned in Taking Time to Read I picked up a few publications about calmness, mindfulness, wellbeing and I will be reviewing each. I hadn’t realised when I picked it up that Real Simple, Life Made Easier was an American publication (I was with both children in a busy newsagents but it looked interesting). As it’s American it was not all relevant to me, recipes had … Continue reading Real Simple Life Made Easier Magazine Review
Before the chaos that each morning brings since having children, before they wake and start calling my name for the next 12+ hours I have discovered I need to sit alone downstairs in the quiet, in the low lit lighting of the living room sat amongst books and magazines. Some morning it can be just for 10 minutes, others like Sunday I managed to submerge … Continue reading Taking Time to Read
Hmmm this doesn’t quite taste right… It was one of those Saturday afternoons where we had been out and done all our jobs in town and the supermarket, I had put my youngest child down for a little nap and I really didn’t want to watch anymore children’s programs on the TV. After searching for a simple recipe and a quick look through the kitchen … Continue reading Does Everything Need To Be A Success To Be Happy?