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Super Times

Super Times

And so... here we are folks, the final month of the year! The 12 months of 2017 are almost over and how do we reflect on the year gone by?

Hopefully we will be able to look back on the year with fond memories and recall celebrated milestones and achievements. We had a super spring, a scorching summer, a sizzling autumn and now it seems that we are in for a snowy winter! As we enter December, make a note to look out for will the final Super Moon of the year which will visible on 3rd December. This moon is known as a "Full Cold Moon" and will be the brightest and fullest moon of the year.

For me, along with the good times came some challenging times too... but out of adversity came prosperity - a richness that money simply cannot buy: friendship, love, opportunity and a new strength. But the memories I will take through to 2018 will be the ones that gave me reason to smile - the times I shared with family and friends... and thank you for making our summer house party a challenge to beat next year - and we will certainly try! Watch this space!

As we kiss goodbye to 2017, here's to embracing 2018 with open arms and to new Super Times in the making... Here's to creating great new memories...

"And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy,
and your eyes sparkling." ~ Shanti

Wishing you a very Happy Christmas and a New Year that is kind, full of promise, adventure and lots of laughter!

Anna Fill - Consultant, Counsellor, Celebrant: +39 339 724 8538


We continue to add busy people to our Busy Pages. It is an easy way for any small business or individuals to advertise what it is that you do and reach a new audience. We have also added a new section too! Our promise is that we will be extremely busy by making sure that you exist and we will do everything we can so you and your business will be busy, busy, busy! Also join our new Facebook Group: Busy People Network!

Anna Fill: Castello di Montaldo: Through the looking glass

When I had the opportunity to visit this castle, wild horses were not going to stop me... The amazing castle sits in the wonderful region of Piemonte, Italy, only 20 minutes from Turin and in my role as a wedding celebrant, I was on a very special mission... Read more

Lorraine Chekir: Money Talk: Women and Finance

Women and money... Lorraine Chekir is a financial planner and gives some very valuable information on how women can take better care of the finances... Read more

Judy Churchill: Are you in the right relationship?

This month article by our coach Judy Churchill was inspired by recent revelations in the media of a forthcoming Royal wedding. And the question Judy asks is 'Are you in the right relationship? Read more

Sarah's Vignettes: CWA Anthology of Short Stories: Mystery Tour

Sarah Swan just loves to read books, books and more books. For this December Sarah has chosen to review 'CWA Anthology of Short Stories: Mystery Tour'... Read more

Featured Artist: Franco Negro

Following a visit to Castello Montaldo, I came across a painter, Franco Negro, whose works adorned the walls of the beautiful castle... Read more

Fashion: Flirting with fashion: J Zukur 

For many aspiring fashion designers, having a creative talent does not guarantee a successful business? It's a very competitive industry and perhaps the key to success is being niche, having the confidence to know who you are as an artist and having a very good business head on your shoulders. Meet Evgenia Tsukur. Read More

Wine Times: A chic crisp chardonnay: Jermann

Galileo Galilei wrote:  "Wine is sunlight, held together by water" - and what a fitting way to describe this chic Chardonnay from the Cellars of Jermann. Read more

Recipe and Places: The Famous Fat Rascal

A recent trip down memory lane took me to Harrogate in North Yorkshire, to the famous Bettys Café Tea Rooms... It was their famous Yorkshire Fat Rascal that had me quite intrigued... Read more

Anna Fill: Things happen... No rhyme, no reason.

Sometimes in life things happen... What is important is how we deal with what has happened, how we cope and how we move forward... Talking things through can be the catalyst that helps you to get back on track... Read more

Event: PWN Monaco: Join Cindy Egolf on Thursday 14th December in Monaco for the last inspirational lunch of the year... Full details


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Anna Fill
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