Random Acts Of Creativity


Slightly Improve Your Life With Little Effort

At this time of year, we’re seeking hope and possibility, planning ahead, setting goals, making resolutions. It’s tempting to set ourselves big, ambitious objectives, that take a lot of effort and fall short before we even reach Valentine’s Day! I like this article in The Guardian, with 100 suggestions of […]

setting intentions - big change low effort

Creating a vision board

What’s The Point of a Vision Board?

Here in the UK, we have started 2021 in yet another lockdown. via GIPHY I’m so over lockdowns, it’s getting boring now…   Apparently, having learned nothing from the last two lockdowns, some bright spark thought we should give it another shot – Third time lucky and all that…   […]


Homemade Natural Deodorant That Really Works

I can’t help but wonder what nasty chemicals go into the deodorant I slather onto my sweaty armpits every day. Often packed in single use plastic, I’ve tried to use mostly deodorant in glass bottles – but that still creates recycling. Living more sustainably has always been important to me, but […]

simple sustainable homemade deodorant recipe

Homemade cream tea, with scones jam and cream recipes

The All Homemade Cream Tea

  As an solopreneur, I’m always on a journey towards the next thing. More and more I find myself wanting to embrace a simpler, sustainable life with a sustainable business true to those values. Many of us have been doing a lot more home cooking and baking this year. With […]


How To Make Sourdough Bread

    We’ve been conditioned to know the cost of everything and the value of nothing. Since the Industrial Revolution, time and money have been inextricably linked. One thing many of us have learned during the Coronavirus Crisis is the value – the currency – if you like, of time. […]

How to make sourdough bread

Support The micro-enterprise community

We Need To Talk About Micro-Enterprise

  Larger businesses may be the backbone of the UK economy. But small and micro-enterprise are the tendons, blood vessels, muscles, joints and nerve endings that glue it all together. In my 20+ years of experience, successive governments of various colours, have dismissed, undervalued, underestimated and ignored micro businesses. We […]


Lockdown Makes: Homemade Soap

Making toiletries and soap at home has long been on my radar. While we’re in Lockdown and staying home, we have been gifted time to get creative. I’ve been using some of my time to embark on random acts of creativity and learn and experiment with new crafts. I believe […]

Wash your hands with homemade soap

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After The Great Pause

    My newsletter at the start of March was about slowing down, less is more. I doubt many of us (certainly in the UK and US anyway) knew back then what was in store for us! We are a few weeks into lockdown now and settling into a new […]


A Time For Soulful Writing

  “One day I’ll quit my job and write a book!” Have you ever said that? Or what about… “One day, I’ll go on a retreat and write my book?” We’ve been gifted a unique opportunity. Lives have been put on hold, we’re encouraged to Stay Home  Save Lives. We are […]

Soulful writing