Category: What I’m reading

Book reviews and recommendations

Favourite Books – Suggestions for Christmas

As Christmas approaches and we wonder what to buy that important lady in our life, I wanted to share with you some books I have loved over the last few years.  Books guaranteed to encourage, inspire and motivate. These books all made an impact on me and if you have...

Caravan inspiration

We were supposed to get the keys this Friday to our new “tin hut” – I love that name Kathleen – but because we wanted a pitch nearer to a parking space, we have to wait another week. So I am keeping myself busy by looking through pin after pin on...

Creative

Finding my creative mojo

One of my goals for this year was to find my creative mojo. I had lost it. I was writing regularly for various blogs, but this is usually based on special needs so it felt more like work and reporting than being creative. I was feeling lost, I knew there...

Miracle Morning

Miracle Morning or Major Mayhem

I have recently discovered yet another dippy hippy activity – my husband’s words, not mine.  I am talking about Hal Elrod’s Miracle Morning. Now the idea behind this is to raise early and to carry out six activities before you start your day. The morning starts with SAVERS  (an acronym to...

Favourite Bloggers SEN

Who are your favourite bloggers?

There are so many bloggers out there.  In fact, according to Blogging Statistics – Worldometers, over 2.1million posts have been written today. I am often asked which blogs I read so I want to share you with a selection of my favourite bloggers.  I have a huge list of blogs...

How removing uncertainty helps us to be happier in the world of SEN

As you will have probably guessed by now, I am an avid reader.  I love all types of books.  General fiction, murder mystery, thriller, romance, adult romance (Yes, I know Mr Grey) and the classics. I am also a huge fan of personal development books.  Brene Brown, Gretchen Rubin, Tony...

A pile of personal development books

Becoming a happy grown up – how did that happen?

I go through phases with reading material and have often escaped in a good crime thriller- this was based on the premise that no matter how bad things got in my life, at least I wasn’t being hunted by a serial killer (or at least not to my knowledge).  ...

101 Games and Activities for Children with Autism, Aspergers and Sensory Processing Disorders

This book was a Christmas gift from my in-laws (along with Downton Abbey boxset and Clarins skin products – spoiled I know). As I’m sure you all know, there are so many books out there and some of them very very expensive. You’re never sure if it is worth buying...