Trip Number One (of Twelve): Balmaha, Scotland
Trip Number One (of Twelve) Balmaha Scotland

Trip Number One of Twelve: Balmaha, Scotland We are now into the fourth week of January 2019, and it is my intention to take a trip every month this year. My self-imposed rules are that it could be a night away in a B&B, a hotel or at friends, a weekend break, or even a…Read moreRead more

4 Weeks Ago Today – My New Life Began
A Ralph and Thea Santa Cruz selfie - December 2018

4 Weeks Ago Today – My New Life Began It was 4 weeks ago today that my new life began. I am sure that, soon enough, I’ll stop marking the days and weeks since my father’s transition, but like any loss, it’s a process. I already blogged about this here on my blog, earlier this…Read moreRead more

My Dad Moved On – My New Life Begins
My dad moved on and my new life begins

So it’s exactly three weeks to the day that my father went away. His transition was swift, somewhat unexpected (at least in that moment) and from what I could see, was fairly painless.That said, he never complained about pain so, honestly, who knows how much pain he was experiencing? I’m already in the process of…Read moreRead more

Officially a Canva Certified Creative – Hooray!
Scotland's First Canva Trainer - Canva Certified Creative

Super excited to announce that I’m officially a Canva Certified Creative. My box of Canva Swag has just arrived from Australia and it felt a little like Christmas has come early! Will explain a bit more about what it means to be a Canva Certified Creative, and what comes in the swag box that gets…Read moreRead more

First Wednesday Networking in Glasgow – 1st Event Nov 7 2018
First Wednesday Glasgow Networking

First Wednesday Networking in Glasgow Here we are three years later from when I resurrected Southsiders in Business after an 18-month hiatus, and I find myself doing the same thing again. Is that the definition of insanity? For the last three years, Southsiders has been run at the Village Hotel in Glasgow from 9:30am. It’s…Read moreRead more