“Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, do it. Make your mistakes, next year and forever.” Neil Gaiman
“Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job.” Jim Lovell
“Life is not tried, it is merely survived if you’re standing outside the fire.” Garth Brooks, 1993
This may be one of the hardest things I’ve had to do, but never let it be said, please, that I’m not open to change. From now on. Just to be. Clear. I’m going to. Try. To put. One space. Not two. After every. Full. Stop. I hear that two spaces are a thing of… Read More It hurts . . .
humblebrag ˈhʌmb(ə)lbrag/ informal noun 1. an ostensibly modest or self-deprecating statement whose actual purpose is to draw attention to something of which one is proud. What a wonderful word!
“Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn’t come from a store.” Dr Seuss
Happy Christmas to you! And thank you for reading in 2016.
“I’ll never be like my mother, sadly. But she loved me so much that perhaps I can reflect a shimmer of that love back to the world. I can’t take any credit for it myself, but how wonderful if I could pass on a pale reflection of someone else’s goodness.” Anne Atkins BBC Radio 4,… Read More Aspiring to . . .
I have to confess to recently feeling a little networked-out after 2 days at a conference, as wonderful as it was, and in spite of the amazing networks I formed there. I used this realisation, which hit me as I settled wearily into my train seat for the journey home, to take some time to… Read More Let them shine . . .
This is a good piece – “Mansplaining – what does it mean?” – though I do feel it’s being unfair on the male sex. If I was smart enough I’d come up with a more generic term to describe this phenomenon, but in the absence of that brilliance, I hope the men reading this will… Read More Mansplaining?!