Gili Islands and Bali- Summer 2018

...Following on from last week's post about Bali. We travelled to Gili T from Padang Bai (an hourish from Ubud) on a fast boat (Patagonia express). It was a fairly bumpy ride but worth it! The island is pretty busy but there are no motorised vehicles allowed on the island so you only have to … Continue reading Gili Islands and Bali- Summer 2018

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Bali Baby

When looking for somewhere to go for our summer travels, we didn’t really know where to start. We have so many places on our list, it seemed to be an impossible decision. After much deliberation and research into flights, we settled on Indonesia, more specifically Bali and the Gili Islands- Gili Trawangan and Gili Air. … Continue reading Bali Baby

The one thing that the most successful people do

This is a slightly longer post to normal. However, I have found this to be the most important thing I have learnt over the last few years (I've also used bold to make the main points stand out if you'd like to skim through!). Imagine the most successful person you can think of. They may be … Continue reading The one thing that the most successful people do

3 Peaks Challenge

On the 21st-22nd July 2018, we were part of a 16 person team to attempt the 3 peaks challenge; walking up and down the highest mountain in Scotland (Ben Nevis- 1,345m), England (Scafell Pike- 978m) and Wales (Snowdon- 1085m) within 24 hours. We originally just set out to do this as a challenge for ourselves … Continue reading 3 Peaks Challenge

Happy guide- review and book give away

We are lucky enough to have been asked to read Michael Kinnaird's short e-book and give away a few copies. If you would like to find a bit more happiness and health in your life read on to find out how you could receive a copy of this book!! 6 simple changes for health and … Continue reading Happy guide- review and book give away

We are a “we” not an “I”

We all have a personality. Some of us are introverts, some are extroverts. Some are talkative and domineering, some are quiet and blend into the background. Some people make good leaders, some were born to follow. Some of us are stubborn or loyal or creative or mischievous or wise or caring. So I guess we … Continue reading We are a “we” not an “I”

Mindset- Has football come home?

Think back to 2010. England's football team were still clinging to the "golden generation" with "World class" players like Lampard, Gerrard, Rooney and Ashley Cole. They lost to Germany, one of the favourites to win the tournament, and returned early letting the nation down. We're now in 2018 and England lost in the semifinals without playing a competitive game against … Continue reading Mindset- Has football come home?

Life skills everyone should have- Part 2

Continuing from last week's post. The ideas for this has come from Scott Adams book, "How to fail at almost everything and still win big". These are some of the skills that I think would benefit anyone in life. Negotiating I'm not a salesperson, why do need to know anything about negotiating? Almost every interaction is a … Continue reading Life skills everyone should have- Part 2

Life skills everyone should have- Part 1

Some things in life we are just born with. There's no doubt that genetics play a big role in our lives. No matter how much one person may try they will never become the best basketball player in the world if they are 4 feet tall. However, there are some things in life which everyone … Continue reading Life skills everyone should have- Part 1