Like everything else that is occurring in the world at the moment, young people are receiving their GCSE results, A Level results or degrees in the next few weeks without the usual signifiers of mid-August to mark such an occasion. The stock local newspaper photo of blonde A graders jumping for joy, results paper clung … Continue reading Advice I’d give to my 2012 self.
Category: Life and the World in General
Howdy all, It may not have escaped your notice if you're a regular reader that posting on this here corner of the web has well, dropped a little bit in recent weeks. Things are different to how any of us imagined them four months ago, let alone a year ago. Some people are dealing with … Continue reading Mindful Me.
Observations since I started staying home.
So yesterday, it occurred to me that I have been staying at home for exactly a month. As with everything in this strange time we're all living through at the moment, it occurred to me that it feels like a lifetime ago, when it's actually been just a bit over 30 days since I became … Continue reading Observations since I started staying home.
Inspiration: how do you get yours?
Most of you who read this blog - or at least, I hope most of you - will know that away from here, I'm also a budding writer. All of you reading this will also know that I am a fan of the weekly vlogs on YouTube by the Fletcher posse - Tom, Giovanna and … Continue reading Inspiration: how do you get yours?
TV top trumps: is watching the box now a battle for trend supremacy?
Netflix. NowTV. Sky+. LoveFilm. A TiVo. Series Record. Amazon Prime. iPlayer. 4OD. On Demand. It seems that with the growth of technology in just the last two decades alone that we are being bombarded ever more with impossibly new ways - and new devices and contraptions - to do the thing our humble TVs were … Continue reading TV top trumps: is watching the box now a battle for trend supremacy?
The spider challenge: they’re only scary (cos’ they’re hairy)…
There's one sure sign of how I know one of my favourite seasons of the year, autumn has arrived. You see, apart from the changing colours of the trees, and the slightly nippier air in the mornings, it's meeting one of these little guys on my travels, hanging off such an exquisitely melded web on … Continue reading The spider challenge: they’re only scary (cos’ they’re hairy)…
The art of a bucket list.
So, a couple of weeks ago was my birthday. And it was no ordinary birthday - well, maybe ordinary by my usual standards. Just a fairly quiet day spent with family and loved ones with lovely presents, cards and messages (Tweets too) of love and many happy returns. I don't usually ask for much (outside … Continue reading The art of a bucket list.
Operation: Random Acts of Kindness with #5actsaday
So for my first post on here, I've decided to post about something that has only been a part of my life for over a week, but has moved me forward into being a better person and making a better world. But perhaps I should start my post back in 2012. Two years ago, I … Continue reading Operation: Random Acts of Kindness with #5actsaday