“To practise any art, no matter how well or badly is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.”

Hello, This quote from Kurt Vonnegut started us thinking about how a hobby can help us to enjoy life to the full. Have you found over the last year that you've gone back to an old pastime or taken up something new? Maybe you've dug out an unfinished knitting or sewing project, dusted off a…

Happiness, our birthday and introducing our book!

Hello, This month we're celebrating both International Day of Happiness and our blogs's 4th birthday. We'd like to send a heartfelt thank you - and a virtual slice of birthday cake - to all our readers, particularly those who've been with us ever since the beginning. If you are a long-standing reader, you may remember…