National Poetry Day

It's National Poetry Day. Until last year, I hadn't read any poetry for decades, but it can be very enjoyable and so easy to read when you only have a few minutes to spare. I thought it would be nice to spread the word by giving you a few examples of some very different types of poetry.  … Continue reading National Poetry Day

How to Successfully Give Up Smoking – 10 Tips to Help you Quit

Today is No Smoking Day. I successfully stopped smoking over 5 years ago now and I would love to share my 10 tips with you to help you quit too. Disclaimer: All thoughts and experiences are my own. I am not a doctor or health care professional and am not offering medical advice. Please always … Continue reading How to Successfully Give Up Smoking – 10 Tips to Help you Quit

Cancer Awareness for Life

CANCER AWARENESS FOR LIFE (NOT JUST BLOGTOBER) This post was written to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness Month,  cancer awareness in general, and the stop smoking campaign Stoptober.  However, cancer awareness is important all year round and I hope you'll find this post useful. October is a poignant cancer month for us it is the anniversary of … Continue reading Cancer Awareness for Life

Beware of the Trolls – Poems from Simply Modern Life by Claire Baldry

Today I am very pleased to share a poem with you entitled Beware of the Trolls from the new book Simply Modern Life by author Claire Baldry. With the exception of children’s books, I haven’t read any poetry since school and I must say it was such a refreshing change. This book is full of … Continue reading Beware of the Trolls – Poems from Simply Modern Life by Claire Baldry