Snipped

A few weeks ago I got The Snip. If you don’t know what I mean, a quick Google will soon inform you. The timing was good and the timing was bad. It came 2 days after I ran – or rather dragged myself round – the Scafell Skyrace (SSR), so I was already limping – […]

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Being Authentic and Saying Yes

In 2017 I decided it was time to start living more authentically. I didn’t have a plan about how to do this, but knew I needed to change things. If you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you’ve always got I began by writing a piece that expressed some of […]

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Friends Lost and Found

I have been reading a few books lately around the topic of change and happiness and not only has it been very inspirational, enlightening, but it has also proved very practical in that I now have two pages of notes for action. I used these books to help me reflect and appraise all aspects of […]

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2017 Manifesto

The Light only comes after the Dark One thing I’ve learned from writing and from opening up about my ‘stuff’, is that a bleak, darkness usually precedes the light. The darkness is often required before we can see the light. It’s an old cliche, but it certainly rings true from my experience. After writing my recent […]

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Under the Weight of Living

I’m struggling to be me. Struggling to find the time, energy and opportunity to be me.   To be me is to strive. To strive towards goals. To achieve. But just now I’m lacking clear goals and, if I had the chance to create those clear goals, I’m lacking the ability to achieve them.   […]

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