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Lifestyle and Travel Blog – The revamp!

Did you know that I started blogging about 13 years ago and that HollyGoesLightly blog has been going for over 8 years? This is the 527th post (apparently) and after a bit of a blogging hiatus due to lockdown/pandemic/homeschooling, it’s back! My lifestyle and travel blog will be undergoing a bit of a revamp… nothing drastic, just a bit more focus!

hollygoeslightly is back

A lifestyle and travel blog

I’ll be honest with you, when I started blogging all those years ago, there weren’t that many lifestyle bloggers – so it was fairly easy to carve myself a space here on the internet and even on the gram. Lifestyle content was appealing and it encompassed a great many things… thats what I loved it!Continue reading

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Am I too old to do a Masters?

Am I too old to do a Masters? Am I too old to be a student? I’m a parent, can I really fit a Masters in? Is it really possible to study a Masters in your thirties?

These are all questions I asked myself before I took the plunge and submitted my application to study a Masters in Psychology last year. Because I run my own businesses, have 2 kids under 5 (one of whom is still at home with me 2 days a week) and have been fairly heavily sleep-deprived for 5 years, I chose to study a part-time Masters in Psychology. I also decided that distance-learning would be the best option for me, as I needed something flexible to work around me, my businesses and the kids. And because I have an undergraduate degree, but in a different field, I opted for the Psychology Conversion Masters. This essentially means that you pack in a Psychology undergrad and Masters into one course… intense!

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What do you buy your husband that has everything?

Anyone else struggle buying their hubby a gift for his birthday, father’s day, anniversaries? My hubby is notoriously fussy… he likes what he likes and tends to buy anything he really wants for himself, before anyone else gets the chance. Trés frustrating. But I think I might have finally cracked it! I was kindly gifted something that I knew instantly would be the best present for him. Wanna know what you buy your husband that has everything? Keep reading…

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