It seems to me that things aren't always as they seem.
Telling a short story can be fun, but what about when your story needs to be really short? I enjoy short stories. There's something exciting about a piece of writing that manages to convey a moment in time, like a small scene that could potentially be a part of a bigger story or a novel.… Continue reading Gone in a Flash
My blogs are intermittent, that's true. Sadly, my day to day writing has been too, until lockdown.
If there's one thing that this period of time has taught us is that we can achieve most things we put our mind to...but sometimes we need to reach out for help. The world is still in a strange state of flux. The UK has more than 161,000 cases of COVID-19, more than 21,500 people… Continue reading Learning to be OK
In a time of uncertainty, is there really hope for the future?
People need to reconnect properly. Having recently run workshops where this was a key message throughout, the point was made even more on this morning's morning walk. In my workshops last week, the young people I worked with were discussing how there is always someone out there available to listen to us, but we need… Continue reading Disconnect to Reconnect
AKA Death of a Family CarAKA Trying to Survive Buying a New Car. Buying a car is stressful enough but buying one when you have anxiety can stop you in your tracks. I've known for about six months that I need to start looking. My lovely little tin that's taken care of me for 13… Continue reading Driving me Crazy
A question mark? I'm kidding, right? Happy New Year should be met with a full stop or better still, an exclamation mark...or should it? The festive season isn't festive for everyone, although I hope wherever you're reading this, you found a period of peace and time to reflect on the year. I've spent a week… Continue reading Happy New Year?
What's our purpose? Do we have one? Does it really matter? There's been various articles and blogs I've seen recently that have focused on 'finding your purpose', but what does it all mean and why are we worrying about it all? I can't figure it out and I'm not laying claim to knowing the answer… Continue reading Purposeful Purpose?
It can be one of the hardest things in the world to talk to others, especially in this age of screen staring, but talking is one of the most basic forms of communication that we can't afford to lose. It's been well documented on my blogs many times about my journey through the world of… Continue reading Just Talk