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So what? It's a New Year and?

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The other day, the weather person on the television said "The weather on the 1st January 2022 will be very similar to the weather on December 31st".

And here I was thinking that things would be different in 2022...


Not really, just messing with you.


So why on earth is everyone writing down goals, creating vision boards, and making New Year resolutions?


Because that's what we do?


No, because that is what I want you to do

because, if you do,

you will sign up for one of my programs, …

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I don't even like turkey!

'he who bakes bread with indifference bakes a bitter bread that feeds but half man's hunger', Kahlil Gibran. a subheading

I don't even like turkey. I truly don't.

And yet, every year, I cook the blasted bird. I won't tell you why I don't like turkey, because that is irrelevant. What matters to me is that year after year, I end up cooking it.

And don't even mention Brussel sprouts!

Why do I cook stuff I do not like?

Tap tap tap.

The answer is obvious.

Because I don't want to upset anyone.

So, let's be clear. I cook food I hate because I do not want to upset my family. Because it is Chistmas.

So I cook the Tu…

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Full Moon - Is there an antidote to anxiety?

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It's the Full Moon on Saturday. 

What do I care, I hear you mutter under your breath as you try to remember whether you have bought a present for your neighbour's dog or whatever it is that is making you stressed at the moment.

My brain is tired and frazzled too.

Christmas is in a week and my mind is wondering if my little London family will make it through Wales and actually turn up? What ifs are buzzing around like irritating wasps.

And it is the Full Moon and I like living my life followi…

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Buttered Toasts or else...

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Another day, another set of restrictions, another panic.

Wherever you are in the world, it is panic time again and another opportunity to reach for our old friend food to help us cope with the onslaught.

My heart missed a beat when I heard the latest.

I know that we are told to avoid the News but I am not entirely convinced that it is realistic. 

So I do listen and indeed the timing could not possibly be worse.

FOR GOODNESS SAKE! We are a mere 15 days from Christmas Eve! 

Reaching for butt…

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