The ‘Best of 2017’ Digest

It’s customary for these sorts of posts to come out in December, before the holidays and our emails (and brains) are switched to ‘out of office’ mode. This is understandable – giving yourself a pat on the back at the end of a year is a great way to round it off before looking towards…

What I’m Reading December 2017

Hello again and (almost) Happy New Year to you! I hope you’ve had a restful holiday period – ours has been… eventful. See the bottom of the post and you’ll see why! But it’s been lovely to host family and generally take it easy. I’ve needed it. The first book I’ll talk about is Rising…

Christmas Card Challenge 2017

  It’s Christmas Card Challenge time! If you’re new to the blog this year, let me explain the story behind this humble little annual fundraising drive and its purpose. A long time ago, I was that person who wrote Christmas cards. Not so much for pleasure but out of obligation, and also because I genuinely get excited about…