My week…July 11th, 2013

Let the sun shine, let the sun shine… doesn’t this weather make you sing? It puts a skip in my step and I feel as though I can take on the world. The sun and positivity are such a great team, I’m a Leo and I don’t know about you but with a birthday a month away I start to go into overdrive to see what I can achieve before my ‘birthday’ year is up. I don’t relish torturing myself over what I did or didn’t do over the past year; it’s just something I like to put myself through…!

sunshine-yaySo another month to go and I still have an unfinished list; several shows I haven’t fitted in, a book proposal that I just need to sit down long enough to work on, the last four months of magazines to read (and tear pages out of), the Bowie exhibition at the V&A which I can’t get a ticket for and the right tinted moisturizer that doesn’t disappear as soon as I put it on…

However, in the last two weeks I have achieved many things, daughter’s birthday party – huge success, followed by dinner at The Wolseley, (she declared the mash, carrots and spinach a triumph). I’ve been for Thai afternoon tea at Lancaster London (review to follow), seen World War Z (not really me but Brad on the big screen is no hardship), The Bling Ring (fun, maybe could have been shorter) and Despicable Me 2 (Great!). Made cupcakes, bought teachers end of year gifts and discovered an amazing freelance nail technician Stephanie Stauntonshe works a lot on film sets and photo shoots but in the time she has in between can do home visits, yay for that.

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So between my day job, daughter’s impending summer holidays and this newsletter and website, my list doesn’t get smaller but maybe as I get older I can try and adopt the phrase ‘Rome wasn’t built in a day’ and just fit in what I can fit in. Similar to how I work with my clients needs, prioritising what needs to be done now and not stressing about what can be done later.

It may be a glorious summer here in London; I want to enjoy it, don’t you? Pimms anyone?

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