As you may well know, not only do I run this blog but I also run a virtual assistant business, Boatman Admin Services (shameless plug!).  I had a quick learning curve in setting up the business, becoming self-employed and all the back office systems you need including how to sort out…

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The idea to write this blog has been running through my mind since we watched that episode of Blue Planet last year with the Mummy Whale.  I don’t want this to come across as being a bashing to everyone but I hope that if we all make these small steps,…

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When I first got passed my driving test I was the proud owner of a blue Nova.  I passed my test on a Wednesday and Saturday morning I was driving down to see my Dad in Bournemouth.  That weekend, I remember my Dad dragging me outside to show me a…

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Here we are, nearing the end of 2017 and what a year it’s been!  I thought I’d do a quick round up looking back at some of my favourite posts and highlights of the year.   Travel We’ve had 2 holidays this year – a week in Spain to the…

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Let’s start this post of by saying – I like a pretty garden full of beautiful blooms.  I am not a gardener in any shape or form…I have no idea what plant is what or whether I should be keeping it in all year or pulling it out at the…

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