Here I share some thoughts which I hope might provoke you to think a little differently
or inspire you in some way. Some are my own, some sparked by the wisdom of others.

It seemed poignant to me that I saw this sign whilst taking a walk in the bright winter sunshine of Boxing Day, the traditional day of giving a ‘Christmas box’ or present.  It struck me, in particular, since it was about twenty-four hours since ...

Drawn from African American vernacular, the phrase ‘It’s the way I roll’ is increasingly used to express how people behave when they are being real and showing their true colours – literally speaking, the way they move. On the one hand this c...

“What use am I to her, to us, if I’m living against my own grain?” These words spoken by Carol, played by Cate Blanchett in the film of the same name, really struck a chord with me. Whilst Carol is the central character in film......

“The aim of life is to live and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware” Henry Miller Recently I was on the exercise bike at the gym.  I hadn’t been in a while as I’d been a bit low with a virus......

Can you imagine what it must have been like on the day that it became common knowledge that the earth was not flat and you could not fall of the edge of it; to realise that you had put limits on how far you could......

Mmm, being selfish. As a term to describe someone’s behaviour it probably ranks fairly low in the favourites list. We’ve been brought up to consider being selfish as a bad thing, to think of others before ourselves, that it’s not good to be sel...