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Saturday Smoothy: Cake and cards. Would you like to share?

Tweet Just a week after introducing our new Saturday Smoothy round up of the week and I’m tweaking things My little boy is three today and given that we’ve been opening presents since 7am, have family coming round later and a cake still to be baked, I’m postponing the round up until tomorrow. What are…

Friday Friends: Blogging 3D style with a difference #ff @TylinaVespart

Tweet As part of our Friday Friends series, I’m delighted to introduce our first Give A Brick friend. She’s not literally our first friend but she’s the first we’ve featured on here which makes today something of a special day. The thought process behind the series is to feature our friends as a way to…

Thoughtful Thursday: Celebrating the small stuff

Tweet Had you told me a week ago that I’d be toilet training my youngest, let alone writing about the experience, I’d have thought you’d mixed me up with another enthusiastic charity writer. Whilst I’m not adverse to using every day experiences to motivate and encourage others, this has always tended to err toward the…

Wednesday Warmer: A letter to God

Tweet A man worked in a post office. His job was to process all mail that had illegible addresses. One day a letter came to his desk, addressed in shaky handwriting to God. He thought he’d better open it and see what it’s all about. So he opened it and it read: “Dear God, I…

1 Minute Motivator: If you think

Tweet If you think you are beaten, you are; If you think you dare not, you don’t! If you’d like to win, but you think you can’t, It’s almost certain you won’t. If you think you’ll lose, you’re lost; For out in the world we find Success begins with a fellow’s will; It’s all in…

#CharityTuesday: The Big Audio Challenge

Tweet Welcome to Charity Tuesday. Have we got a treat for you today? Oh yes In truth, the real treat comes next week. Today I’m just going to tease you a little by telling you about it Did you read our Sunday Surprise courtesy of Heather Craik? If not, you really need to read that…

1 Minute Motivator: Just Do It!

Tweet “Just Do It!” Nike Why? There’s a reason why certain multi-million pound advertising campaigns hit a chord. Think about your reaction to “Just Do It!” What does it make you think of? How does it make you feel? See, priceless Whatever your dreams, aspirations, hopes or even vaguely laid plans, you hear “Just Do…

Monday Mover: Have you got a division three mentality?

Tweet Married to a football fanatic, this time of year becomes increasingly fraught. I’m told the top of the table is particularly close this year which doesn’t help matters. I must confess that my interest in the sport extends only to considering how results will effect our family life (win and he’s happy, lose and…

1 Minute Motivator: Be the change you want to see in the world

Tweet “Be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi Rather than complaining that we live in a society that doesn’t care, make a difference today by living the life that would make better society a reality. Why? Do you ever have aspirations to make a difference? Do you want to…

Sunday Surprise: A rose by any other name? A look at life through a different lens

Tweet For our first ever Sunday Surprise, I’m delighted to bring you our first community post from 3D artist, blogger and all round super star Heather Craik. She has an original voice so if you don’t already, I recommend you follow her on Twitter and subscribe to her blog. I’m no artist but she always…

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