Hello all, I hope this post finds you safe and well. It may not have escaped your notice that the last post I did on this blog was just under a month ago. Anyone who reads this blog with any kind of regularity may have thought that very unlike me. And indeed, it is very … Continue reading Self Kindness / an update.
When I wrote my review of Little Mix's current album Confetti last month, I mentioned in my parting words that I wouldn't be surprised if this ended up being their last album for a while. Little did I realise that statement I made would come to fruition quite so soon after the fact. For the … Continue reading Our thoughts on Jesy Nelson leaving Little Mix – and why the music industry still needs to change
Howdy all! Just wanted to do a quick post regarding something special I've been doing this month with my walking group, Walk and Talk 4 Men. Headed by James Mace, our founder, I have been part of a fundraising team for Movember. For those of you unaware, they are an organisation which primarily does fundraising … Continue reading I’m raising money for Movember!
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.
Evening everyone, Been a while since our last normal post. Strange to call it that in this time, but hope you're all keeping safe and well and staying home. Like a lot of things at the moment, Walk&Talk4Men, the men's walking group I'm part of, has had to clear it's diary of walks for obvious … Continue reading Walk&Talk4Men goes virtual
Hello everyone, It's been a strange and sad old weekend, and yet somehow it feels a bit longer than that. Then again, that always seems to be the way when a massive loss happens. Most people reading this post from the UK will already know, but for any international readers among you, the sad news … Continue reading Kindness first, always.
Before you read this blog any further, there's a music video I want you to watch. https://youtu.be/DgmoYgpMNX8 This video, from 2011, was by bestselling girl group The Saturdays, for their hit single 'My Heart Takes Over', filmed out in Iceland. To most people, it just seems like a standard pop video for a slower ballad … Continue reading Being open: an evening with Frankie Bridge
So if you caught our posts last week, you'll know that Walk & Talk 4 Men, the walking group we're part of - or WAT4M as we call it for short round here - teamed up with Mind, the national mental health charity for a very special event yesterday afternoon. We descended on the beautiful … Continue reading #MindfulMonday at Hylands Park: The Lowdown
Hello one, hello all. Hope you've all had a good Sunday in this glorious September sunshine we've had today. It's been a while since we posted about our involvement with Walk & Talk 4 Men, the walking group we joined earlier this year that's helping to change the conversation around men's mental health and wellbeing … Continue reading A walking and talking update: #MindfulMonday
Some of you who read my review of the BBC's excellent A Royal Team Talk: Tackling Mental Health a couple of weeks ago will recall my mentioning about a new walking group that's just been founded in my fair home county of Essex - and which I am a member of. It's called Walk & … Continue reading Spotlight: Walk & Talk 4 Men