Category: Well-being and mental health

Judge not

Published on Jun 13, 2018 | by suetredget

One of the perils of putting yourself out there in the public domain is that you become completely vulnerable to the judgement of others, and for sensitive souls this is less than pleasant. I can’t imagine an... View Article

Wanted: Dependable housekeeper/office manager. Flexible hours. Terms negotiable.

Published on May 26, 2018 | by suetredget

So I’m doing my best to keep a neat and tidy home office that projects just the right blend of creativity and efficiency, a streamlined yet stimulating environment in which to play with words. In reality my o... View Article


Published on Mar 11, 2018 | by suetredget

A few years ago, when I was in a very dark place, I had a friend with the most amazingly luscious curly hair. We had been through a lot together. We had talked for hours and cried and buoyed each other up and h... View Article

Sweet dreams

Published on Feb 16, 2018 | by suetredget

I met this great guy at a party recently. He is a sleep specialist. Why did I not meet him years ago? In the totally platonic sense of course, both of us being mostly happily married. We have so much in common.... View Article

Days like these

Published on Feb 09, 2018 | by suetredget

There are days when everyone and everything grates, when the driver of the Qashqai in front of you hogs the right hand lane while maintaining an infuriating speed precisely 3 km/h below the limit;  when th... View Article

The (not quite) lost art of letter writing

Published on Jan 26, 2018 | by suetredget

The (not quite) lost art of letter writing Sometimes we forget to look up. We become so weighed down by the clutter of our daily lives, preoccupied with the screens in front of us, or the pressing problems we f... View Article


New Year’s Revelation: Let the day begin

Published on Jan 04, 2018 | by suetredget

Apparently New Year’s resolutions don’t work for Meghan Markle. Looks like she’s doing OK. Has a pretty good life, starred in one of the most popular TV shows of the decade and has found her prince. I’m... View Article

Kindred spirits

Published on Dec 25, 2017 | by suetredget

For those who read my last post, ‘A trifecta of unfortunate events’, there is a sequel, coming soon to a website near you. And it involves shovelling shit. Literally.  But that’s not the tale I’m g... View Article

Inspired Story

Published on Jul 05, 2017 | by agentd

In Sue’s words… What inspires me: The beauty of the natural world, finding kindness where you least expect it, making new connections with amazing people, travel, curiosity, taking life slowly, the simp... View Article

Being creative

Published on Jun 12, 2017 | by agentd

I was brought up not to ‘blow my own trumpet’, to such an extent that at the ripe old age of 54 I still struggle to believe that anything I do or create is ever any good. But I am changing, gradually and qu... View Article