Linking loves

It’s been a strange week this week – being off for two days really throws out your rhythm! Looking forward to getting more back into the swing of things next week and not being quite as disjointed 🙂 Pay yourself first – whether it’s savings, or time, make sure you put you first – or risk never getting to it t all. The planning fallacy – do you really know how much time it takes to do something? I’m terrible at underestimating, and it makes me crazy! Julia shares tips on how to overcome it. Why the British Tell Better …

Christmas Ghost Stories

Ghost stories always seem to have a particular resonance at Christmas. Perhaps it’s the atmospheric frost, fog and snow that almost inevitably occurs. Perhaps it’s the late-night images of telling them around the fire, or the thought that somehow there is something about Christmas, the way that people are so open with one another and more forgiving, which thins the boundaries of this world and another. The Victorian Christmas annuals became a tradition of ghost stories, with famour authors vying to have their contributions accepted – particularly in those published by the likes of Dickens. The Turn of the Screw …