Lent: The Review

A round up of how I got on following a ban on fizzy drinks for Lent.

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I Joined A Gym – Say What?!

I took a big step in my personal self-improvement journey a couple of weeks ago by joining a gym. Anybody who knows me and is reading this is  now probably trying to stifle a snigger. I wouldn't blame you as I was one of the most unhealthy and unfit people there is. I say was because … Continue reading I Joined A Gym – Say What?!

Joy Vs. German: Round 3: Failure To Learn

I really do not know why I am writing this post because it is going to be the same old ramble again. You all seem to like reading these types of posts though. I bet you are laughing at me fluently in German…… Well, the last time I updated you on my journey to learn the German language … Continue reading Joy Vs. German: Round 3: Failure To Learn

The German Language Still Plagues My Mind

The German language and myself have had a love/hate relationship since the moment I set foot in this country. I want to learn the language, but the language is using all of its powers of resistance not to enter into and stay in my brain. This struggle is coming to a 3-year mark soon.   … Continue reading The German Language Still Plagues My Mind

Yay For Achievements!

Firstly, an apology for missing last Saturday's quotes session, and indeed, for being late in posting this topic in general. The past week has been hectic allowing me no time to delight in blog writing. But today, I am back with a bang - or at least a spark. So, I was shortlisted for the … Continue reading Yay For Achievements!

The Happiness Project: The Beginning or the End?

The Happiness Project. For 7 months I have persisted in posting how I have lived my life according to Gretchen's suggestions, and how I planned to live it for the coming weeks. I made the attempt to sound cheery and show that this book may indeed be changing my life. But has it? Not really. … Continue reading The Happiness Project: The Beginning or the End?