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Shake it ’til you make it…

This months 'Wednesday Wonder Woman' is the lovely, Sassy Sam Van Kempen. Perfect timing as the brochure for this years Edinburgh Fringe is out today, and tickets on sale for her 2019 show 'Absolute Burlesque ' (appearance in which will make up my August 'Year of no Fear' challenge!) Sam Van Kempen, aka 'Sassy Von… Continue reading Shake it ’til you make it…

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Get your speak on…

I was very kindly 'volunteered' for my May challenge by a colleague, who happened to notice I had a gap in my calendar of events for the month! How helpful! šŸ™‚Ā  It was actually quite good in that I did not have to think upĀ a May challengeĀ  myself, however it was also quite a lot… Continue reading Get your speak on…

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For Crying Out Loud…

Maria Alfieri is my 'gal Friday' in the end instead of my planned Wednesday wonder woman, as time has completely run away with me this week for a number of reasons! When you look up the definition of the name Maria,you find it is a name of debated meaning. Some believe it to mean 'sea… Continue reading For Crying Out Loud…

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Going with the Flo…

First of my 'Wednesday Wonder Women' is the beautiful soul that is Flo Westbrook. Flo is a photographer who describes herself as "...passionate about capturing raw emotions and the stories of those I photograph." I was lucky enough to connect with Flo through 'The Silent Scream...' project. As part of the process and journey, she… Continue reading Going with the Flo…

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Full Disclosure…

I've been so lucky to receive a lot of encouragement and support for my Year of No Fear project so far.Ā  So nice to hear people wishing me luck, and at times I feel so unworthy when I hear people using words like 'brave' and 'inspiring'.Ā  If anything, I think spending a year in a… Continue reading Full Disclosure…

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Taking Flight…

My March 'flying solo' challenge was predictably eventful, so it's taken me a while to get round to writing about it! This was the first time I've travelled by plane alone, un-medicated and in around 8 years. As I was helpfully reminded so often in the run up to the day, flying is not a… Continue reading Taking Flight…