Polly's Morning Musings

What Molly taught me about reading and time

“Molly,” I say looking at Molly snuggled in her tent full of soft toys, watching something on her tablet and contorting her body into the most uncomfortable looking position but I know she is as happy, content and comfortable as a penguin in Antarcti...

2021-07-04

Polly's Morning Musings

Polly's Morning Epiphany - Don't be so hard on yourself Mum!

I realised this morning in the short window of five minutes of silence and a cup of coffee in my hand, that I have been so hard on myself over the last few months! There’s an inner voice in my head that keeps telling me that I failed (yet again) or ...

2021-06-14

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Be the Author of your own Story

When I wrote about some of the experiences I’ve faced in life, so many women connected with me, having had similar experiences. Most asked how I had the strength to overcome that. Well, let me put it this way. I didn’t have a clue about what I was do...

2021-06-03

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Seven Shades of Single - The "D" Word

D-I-V-O-R-C-E! There, I said it! The tainted “D” word - divorce, the death of my marriage, the caus...

2021-05-23

Home Gardener

The NPK of Gardening

What is the “NPK” of gardening? It is the three macro nutrients, that any plant needs, to grow healt...

2021-05-17

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My Mother - my biggest critic, my greatest fan

Growing up my mum and I were not the best of pals. She was the authority. I was the rebel. She was t...

2021-05-17

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My Weight Loss Journey

So it all began exactly 20 years back. I was a skinny girl weighing only 49 kg. As expected my fianc...

2021-04-29