Doing Something New every day – what I’ve learned.

In the first three months of this year I battled resolutions and regimes. I challenged myself to ten resolutions every day for thirty days. I then cornered myself into seven resolutions for six days. I tried to do cook something new every day and then do something new every day for 60 days (see listContinue reading “Doing Something New every day – what I’ve learned.”

Day 37 of my something new challenge – baking a birthday cake for a fish.

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. This time two years ago I was a CFO and COO turning a loss- making company into profit. Today I spent the afternoon making a birthday cake for Bruce, our goldfish. I have never made a birthdayContinue reading “Day 37 of my something new challenge – baking a birthday cake for a fish.”

Doing something new every day – it’s getting tough now as I’m struggling for ideas….

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. What is becoming patently obvious is that it’s getting harder and harder to invent new things for me to attempt, esp as they have to be easy, quick and within 5km of my house. Last night, IContinue reading “Doing something new every day – it’s getting tough now as I’m struggling for ideas….”

Doing something new everyday is working! Distracted from bloody lockdown for a teeny bit.

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. Over the last few days I have baked muffins for the first time, completed a Zumba online video, learned a haka and also cooked a new king prawn spaghetti dish. It sounds impressive when I write itContinue reading “Doing something new everyday is working! Distracted from bloody lockdown for a teeny bit.”

Daily challenge to do something new through lockdown – maybe I’m not so bad at homeschooling?

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. Here’s a quick update of progress over the last couple of days. The last two days I have slightly cheated and my new thing has been to cook a recipe from my new Mary Berry cookbook. TheContinue reading “Daily challenge to do something new through lockdown – maybe I’m not so bad at homeschooling?”

Trying something new every day – beating the lockdown blues. Day 7

I am attempting to do something new every day in a challenge to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. It’s a big ask during a normal month, let alone one where your movements are restricted to within 5km of your house. In the last three days, here are my snazzy accomplishments: Today I cooked chilli conContinue reading “Trying something new every day – beating the lockdown blues. Day 7”

How difficult is it to do something new every day?

My challenge is to stick to seven resolutions, six days a week for five days. [See end of blog for complete list of my commandments.] I am attempting to do something new every day (or 6 days per week), to motivate myself through lockdown 3.0. It sounds so fun, so exciting and interesting that whenContinue reading “How difficult is it to do something new every day?”

Ten resolutions every day for thirty days – Completed

[See end of blog for complete list of my ten commandments.] I completed it. Yayyyhh!! I am a champion, of my own ickle tiny world. I finished off with seafood linguine on Saturday evening. It was the first time in my life that I myself created something that I myself thought was quite good, like,Continue reading “Ten resolutions every day for thirty days – Completed”

Ten resolutions every day for thirty days – Day 29

[See end of blog for complete list of my ten commandments.] I’m gutted with myself. Over the last two days, the food I’ve produced has been a bit poxy. Ffs, have you ever heard of cooked yet soggy chicken drumsticks? Also, yesterday, for the first time since Jan 28th, I couldn’t take my walk. IContinue reading “Ten resolutions every day for thirty days – Day 29”

Ten resolutions every day for thirty days – Day 27

[See end of blog for complete list of my ten commandments.] This morning, the sky descended. The grey blanket had rolled in from the sea. I reckon the reason this country produces so many artists and poets is because we spend half of every year trying to imagine a sky. Anywho, it could have madeContinue reading “Ten resolutions every day for thirty days – Day 27”