Relationships

  • 14 ways to keep your long distance friendships alive

    aisharebecca February 10, 2021

    1. Don’t play sitting ducks When I lived in Italy I’d just pick up the phone and text or call willy nilly as freely as I liked most evenings. It didn’t matter how long it had been since there last call or mine I just picked up the phone and sent a message or a text. The difficulties come when you both play sitting ducks. We I call last time…

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  • Living Long Distance

    aisharebecca June 10, 2018

    “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – 1 Joshua 1:9 If you’d told me a year ago I’d be temporarily living in southern Italy and my partner would be permanently living in Holland I’d of laughed. He’d of laughed too.  Firstly, we both love quality time, secondly…

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  • Part One: Mind

    aisharebecca October 28, 2017

    Part One of a 3 part series – Mind, Body, Spirit. Find out why I took a college course and what I plan to do with my new found knowledge.

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  • I am growing

    aisharebecca June 11, 2017

    Why am I changing my blog name? Will I still have similar content and what does blogging for me look like going forward?

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  • Happy New Year

    aisharebecca January 6, 2017

    Happy Friday’s Thought day Eco Warriors and a Happy New year to you as well. A new year always brings with it new hope, and a resolve to make resolutions last past the first few days. I have 5 main things I’m striving for in 2017 . But I’m also not putting pressure on myself to keep to them. After all nothing is set in stone and personally, I think…

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  • Living With Dementia

    aisharebecca May 29, 2016

    No one wants to talk about a disease with no hope.

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  • Losing Time

    aisharebecca April 22, 2016

    “Try to imagine a life without timekeeping. You probably can’t. You know the month, the year, the day of the week. There is a clock on your wall or the dashboard of your car. You have a schedule, a calendar, a time for dinner or a movie. Yet all around you, timekeeping is ignored. Birds are not late. A dog does not check its watch. Deer do not fret over…

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  • The Lost Art of Writing Letters

    aisharebecca April 11, 2016

    During lent I gave up Facebook, which meant that I didn’t have a quick access route to speak with my Aunt in America. So I took the time one Sunday afternoon to sit down and pen her a letter. I thoroughly enjoyed the brief hour spent telling her about my week, explaining the reasons for my lack of communication with her over the previous weeks and why I’d given Facebook up…

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  • International Woman’s Day

    aisharebecca March 8, 2016

    Wow. My first ever blog. What a great topic to start with. I was watching the news this morning and they mentioned it was International Woman’s Day, something that I have noticed hadn’t been televised or given as much air time within the U.K before, but has become more prevalent over the years. My European friends would often wish me a happy IWD and I’d have to get them to explain…

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