A little misadventure with a drink bottle, a distraught preschooler and Mum to the rescue!Read More
A step by step on sprouting grains at home.Read More
This weekend I got back on the horse.
It has been a while, but I finally lifted the lid on my sourdough starter and made a rather decent loaf. I say this in all modesty, as I really did have a total disaster with a couple of loaves earlier in the week. From lack of practice and attention I suspect.Read More
Have you ever felt like you might not have what it takes to succeed?
Maybe you're feeling a bit down because you made a major mistake, or missed a deadline. Or maybe (like many of us) you're uninspired to write your web content or blog posts.You feel like you just simply don't have the talent required to pull this business thing off.
I've actually got a bit of good news!!Read More
Face it, if you're looking to move toward a slow business philosophy, you're already kinda different in business.
So why not embrace the whole hog?Read More
It feels like to make a better life, and achieve a successful career we've been taught that more is better and more fulfilling.
But actually, more is doing us damage, not good.
I'll give you three quick reasons, backed by research, why more is not working for us:Read More
I am tired. Nothing serious - just two boys under five at home and a pregnancy. Just a birthday party to bake for. Just a few "minor" ongoing house renovations. Just, just, just!Read More
We're all marching to the beat of some kind of drum, aren't we? Is it the beat of someone else's drum, stepping in time, stepping in line - Boom, Waller Waller, Boom!Read More
In years before this phase in our life of raising a young family, I was fortunate to do a little travelling and see some beautiful and marvelous things in wonderful places.Read More
You've heard the parable about the rich guy and the Mexican fisherman right?Read More
We cover ourselves, don't we, in blankets of emotional batting.Read More
You are not the circumstance of your life. Of course our context matters, and it fills much of our day.Read More
I’d often wish I liked to be a busy soul. To have enormous stories to tell of this person or that, I met whilst out on an excursion, or training class. I’d wish I had the hustle. “Hustle!”.Read More
My son flies past me on his bike, beaming. Little feet pumping, cheeks rosy from the cold winter air.Read More
It's early, it's cold - I told myself I would make a start on my second short story this morning - No Matter What.Read More
Hello, I'm Nicole - the pen behind the desk here at Write In The Midst.
I’ve arrived here at Write In The Midst because...Read More