Author: Jakki

Three Things About Elsie

Meet Elsie, she not only looks sweet and cute, she really is, from her wet, healthy nose to the tip of her tail. We love her but we only get to be with her on a part-time basis. Why? Because we look after her and her owner’s house when they go away as part of Trusted Housesitters. A few years back a friend of ours introduced us to housesitting when …

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Living Simply

“Realize that the real hidden cost of everything you buy – is how much life it cost you to get it” Ann Voskamp Recently I’ve enjoyed reading Notes From A Blue Bike by Tsh Oxenreider, after someone recommended it to me from their 2017 reading list. Overall there is a theme of being the architects of our lives rather than being buffeted and shaped by our culture, our world. This …

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Accounts Without Fear and Making Tax Digital

A few years back I was discussing with my then coach about how to get some simple but effective ‘how to do your accounts’ info in to the hands of small business owners. Some of my own clients admit that the very thought of doing their own accounts puts them in a state of extreme fear, they can’t bear the thought of it. My coach coined the term ‘Accounts Without …

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My Biz, My Way

This blog post comes about as the result of a personal invitation by my friend and coach Judith Morgan. She has recently written a book aimed at entrepreneurs called Your Biz, Your Way – www.JudithMorgan.com/book – and she has invited 52 of her clients and readers to tell her about how we run our businesses, our way. Here’s my story: Cast your mind back to February 2008 when things were …

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