Watching The Sun Go Down On Lusty Glaze

A Bit About Lusty Glaze An evening this week saw me stretching my legs with a friend. We decided to watch the sun go down on Lusty Glaze beach, in Newquay. Aside from its fabulous, somewhat flirty name, Lusty Glaze is a relatively secluded cove, nestled between Tolcarne beach and Watergate Bay on Cornwall’s north

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The Many Benefits Of Daily Painting

I first heard of daily painting from Cornish artist, Andrew Tozer, when I attended his short course at the Newlyn School of Art. Leaving there with a new found enthusiasm for painting and a revived motivation to paint as much as possible, I read Daily Painting by Carol Marine. After that, I promised myself I’d try and

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5 Reasons to Bullet Journal

If you’re not au fait with the bullet journal method, it’s basically a minimalist system designed by Ryder Carroll for organising your life, weeks and days. It’s designed to help you understand why you want to be organised, boost productivity, and help you remain mindful and intentional. I love it and have found many benefits

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A Perfect, Slow Sunday

It seems the older I get the fewer opportunities there are to make the most of lazy Sunday mornings and engage in some slow living. Even on child free Sundays, there always seems to be something to do. Sometimes it pays to press pause and take advantage of not having to be anywhere or do

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The Importance Of Stories

I’m a fan of a good story which is good considering they make up about 65% of our conversations. I love meeting with friends. It lifts the spirits to share stories and reminisce the embarrassing adolescent years (among other things). Our narratives can be about any aspect of life: tales of running, adventure, friendship, parenting,

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How To Intentionally Slow Down When Life is Busy

The title of this post reflects my perpetual quest to slow things down a little. Admittedly, I don’t want to slow down all the time. There are periods though where I really need a slower times but feel the odds are against me. I like, and want, balance. I enjoy being busy and having things

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