This is a thread that I posted on Twitter today. I don’t want to lose the essence of what I said so I am putting it here too. (Just to clarify, which I didn’t on Twitter, this is about more than just the one “very good friend”.) ————————————————- I heard this quote at a recent … Continue reading Facilitating growth
Au revoir; Ich drücke die Daumen A family full of Europe A family fuelled by Europe. Two Grandads who fought on opposing sides In that battle that almost tore the continent apart But instead led to a love between lands once enemies. A German mother. A Cypriot uncle. Truly European family celebrations, festivals, tastes and … Continue reading Au revoir; Ich drücke die Daumen
I have been feeling bad recently about my failure to write much in the way of new blog posts. But rather than beat myself up about producing constantly new ideas, I’m re-sharing a selection of my previous posts, in particular the ones that went down well at the time #recycledwriting. This one is from January … Continue reading Consequences revisited.
Today I have been to Harry Potter Studios as part of my 50th birthday year celebrations. It was just brilliant and well worth a second visit after we had been previously three years ago. Back then I wrote this. It was no less magical today. Colours, light, sound, texture, energy, creativity, passion, intelligence, detail, commitment, … Continue reading Twixtmas magic
As we approach another Christmas, here are some thoughts, from me, as I approach my 51st festive season. I’ve written much of it before but I think it still holds true. This morning I saw a post by Action for Happiness which said “stop waiting for everything to be perfect to be happy.” Life is … Continue reading Have a Happy but not Perfect Christmas.
I have been feeling bad recently about my failure to write much in the way of new blog posts. This has made me read back over some of my old ones and I have realised that many of them are still as relevant today as when I wrote them. So rather than beat myself up … Continue reading #recycledwriting I wouldn’t want it any other way.
And twelve hours on, the things that have helped me to undo the padlock and step out of the armour: 1. Time at home with the three humans who make everything feel ok. 2. Coffee and chat with two beautiful friends. 3. The astonishing beauty of the sunset. 4. Time to cook a meal for … Continue reading The keys within the key