The Gratitude Party

Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.’ Jaques Maritain

Over the last couple of weeks, I have found myself thinking about all the things I haven’t achieved this year: the apartment refurbishment that isn’t quite finished, that I am not the successful writer I aspire to be, the jelly belly that hasn’t reached its optimistic six-pack status. There is something about the end of the year approaching that makes me reflect on where I am at in my life. Maybe it is simply that I am reminded of the precious nature of time and that another year has passed. Or maybe it is all the inevitable articles that are out there on getting ready for success in 2012.

Now don’t get me wrong, I will not be producing a detailed 2011 end of year report on results Vs goals, but I am in a period of reflection. Actually no, it’s not reflection – it’s Continue reading

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iLust. iLove. iChange.

Of all the changes I have made since I started my reinvention tour, this is without a doubt the most exciting: I am now the ridiculously chuffed owner of an iPad.

Any of you who hang out with me on Twitter or Facebook, will have seen me get a little carried away over my recent purchase: ‘I’m so excited I can’t breathe’ may ring a bell!

To you this may be just a small laptop, but to me this is a life changing event. I know, a bold statement, even for this self-confessed drama queen, but bear with me. Continue reading