Category: Learning.

Wild Swimming and Body Confidence.

  Last week, on our microadventure, I braved the cold for my first wild swim. I’m not a terribly strong swimmer and in the past, I’ve definitely preferred my water chlorinated and clear to the bottom of the swimming pool, … Read More

How to find your blogging tribe.

In a recent post, I talked about making friends as an adult. This week, I’m going to chat about making blogger friends.  The first time you write a post and hit the ‘publish’ button is a scary thing, but finding … Read More

Clothes Audit: A Minimalist’s Wardrobe

  It all started at Minimalist Club, when one of our group happened to mention that she’d had a wardrobe purge since our last meeting and given away some of her old jeans to charity. Seventy-four pairs of jeans, to … Read More

My blog is moving!

Hello everyone. After far too much deliberation, this week I am starting the process of converting my blog to a self-hosted site. The new site will still be Margot & Barbara and you’ll still be able to find it … Read More

The Latte Factor.

I first read about David Bach’s ‘The Latte Factor‘ through Guy Kawasaki on Twitter (who, incidentally, you should follow, he shares great stuff) and I’ve spent the weekend thinking it over. The Latte Factor, for those of you who don’t … Read More

A week away from blogging.

I’ve just accidentally had a week away from blogging and for the first time in ages, felt completely fine about it. No anxiety. No little voice inside my head telling me I must write a blog post. Perhaps it was … Read More

The Leeds Minimalist Group.

On October 21st, Joshua Fields Milburn and Ryan Nicodemus aka The Minimalists, will be arriving in Leeds as part of their international ‘Everything That Remains’  book tour, and in anticipation of that, a local group has been established to welcome … Read More

How to make friends.

On my recent blogging course, during a discussion about networking, the discussion turned to making friends. In that context, we were talking about making friends with other bloggers —I’m going to write about that next week, but I’m also interested … Read More

How to be an expert.

I’ve been mulling this subject over in my mind for a while now. On the cusp of changes at work, and possibly to my career, I’ve been trying to work out what, if anything, I’m expert in. Being expert doesn’t … Read More

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