Feeling a bit splatted

Yes, feeling a little bit like this… chewed up and spat out. Just a normal day then? Not really, just a messy one though.      

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Just one to get things started

Just a couple of my favourite photos ever, to conjure up some happy thought. These were taken at the Bay of Fires in Tasmania, around my 50th birthday. Happy days…. carefree… out in the wild….. Far from suburban life… take me back! Bit of wanderlust dreaming, but of wishful thinking. Winter here in Sydney, so… Continue reading Just one to get things started

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The Best and Worst of 2015

Don’t you just love the end of one year and the beginning of the next? Change and renewal. the chance to start afresh. You also all get a chance to look back over the year that’s past. To relive the happy memories. To look the bad ones in the eye and say: ‘Begone, and we’re not… Continue reading The Best and Worst of 2015

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Hiatus – The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 13

My weekly diary to record how I’m doing on my  Do Less and Stay Calm goals for 2015.  A way of keeping myself accountable. Hooray for the end of the school term! Oh thank God for that. It’s me and three of the boisterous bairns for the Easter school holidays, which feels like a picnic.… Continue reading Hiatus – The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 13

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Calm Strong Kind : The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 12

My weekly diary to record how I’m doing on my  Do Less and Stay Calm goals for 2015.  A way of keeping myself accountable. I drove for hours and hours and hours over two days this week and had one of those lightning strike mental moments. End of term, some big changes coming in our… Continue reading Calm Strong Kind : The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 12

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Comfort Food : The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 11

My weekly diary to record how I’m doing on my  Do Less and Stay Calm goals for 2015.  A way of keeping myself accountable.   I don’t know about you but I’ve got a long and involved history with comfort eating. I think it might have all begun with some huge treacle toffees that my… Continue reading Comfort Food : The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 11

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Just One Thing : The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 10

My weekly diary to record how I’m doing on my  Do Less and Stay Calm goals for 2015.  A way of keeping myself accountable. One thing at a time Fantastic revelation – don’t laugh – life is so much easier if you just do one thing at a time. I’m trying very hard to remember… Continue reading Just One Thing : The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 10

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Exercise + Alcohol as March Goals : The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 9

My weekly diary to record how I’m doing on my  Do Less and Stay Calm goals for 2015.  A way of keeping myself accountable. So March brings big changes to the household and will be a big month in itself. Five weeks until the end of term.  Same five weeks until the launch of our… Continue reading Exercise + Alcohol as March Goals : The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 9

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Office job + Feb Review : The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 8

I love the introduction to the book ‘Yes, Your Teenager Is Crazy.’ It’s the ‘allowing no rage from yourself in response’ bit that gets me. It’s so very bloody crucial to stay calm when your children are not. Let me say that I’m really grateful that I haven’t had to deal with enraged children in… Continue reading Office job + Feb Review : The Pathetic Attempts of Seana Lucy Smith Trying To Stay Calm In A World That Has Something Against Her : Week 8

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