The First Time

The First Time

Do you remember your first time? Don’t be cheeky! I don’t mean THAT first time only – I mean all the other ones too. By the time you reach half a century (as I have a number of years ago), there have been plenty of first times – memorable,...
Noticing what works…

Noticing what works…

Life should be pretty simple really. I recently spotted a quote by Jack Canfield: “There are three ways to improve your life: Do more of what’s working; Stop doing what isn’t working and Try new things to see what does work.” Sounds simple,...
Au Revoir 2016

Au Revoir 2016

Time is a funny old thing. There are exactly the same number of hours in each day and yet some days pass in the blink of an eye while others seem like they’ll never end. How we spend those twenty four hours is ultimately down to us.   Yes, of course, we...
A Life That Makes Your Heart Sing

A Life That Makes Your Heart Sing

Photo: Or Makes it sing! When’s the last time you felt your heart lift in excitement, happiness or sheer pleasure? In the last few days? Maybe in the last month or so? Or is it longer since you’ve experienced the joy of being truly alive and content in...
Big Fat Lies

Big Fat Lies

Photo: Obvious Big Fat Lie! We all have conversations with ourselves in our head and depending on how we’re wired, some of us do it more than others. I talk to myself a lot! When I’m working alone and need to concentrate, I can’t even listen to music...
How did you spend your summer?

How did you spend your summer?

  Summer is over for another year but if we’re lucky, the weather will surprise us in September with a few days that contain warmth and sunshine and some evenings with sunsets to die for. I love the evening sky at this time – there’s a certain...