We sometimes play a game my friends and I when we’re all sitting around one of others’ kitchen table enjoying our time together. It usually comes quite late at night … Favourite book? 3 dinner party guests from history? If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be? You know the… Read More What’s for dinner?
“You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.” Dr Seuss
“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” N H Kleinbaum (Dead Poets Society)
“Sometimes people who have reached amazing heights have done so in the shadow of incredibly low self-esteem, and that’s the thing that’s compelled them forward” (Colin Farrell).
A police officer in Sichuan, China helped an elderly man to cross the road. I commend him for his creativity, problem-solving and his decision-making. And also for his very simple act of human kindness. Rather wonderful, isn’t it?
Sandra Boynton’s wonderful illustrations undoubtedly convey a message that’s meaningful for so many of us. Living through stress, juggling responsibilities and commitments, feeling the responsibility of caring for others, thinking perhaps that whatever you’re going through right now will never pass … we’ve all been there, haven’t we? Ms Boynton’s imagery is wonderfully insightful –… Read More Don’t . . .
“I think there’s something you should know I think it’s time I stopped the show There’s something deep inside of me There’s someone I forgot to be” George Michael (1990) So, most of the time, and at a level you’re happy with, are you operating at your most authentic best?
I heard a politician talking about an aspect of Brexit. To be honest, I switched off just a tad … much as I love my early morning fix of political debate, I’m feeling a little phased at the moment by the complication of the UK’s European negotiations. And I did have to concentrate on the… Read More The place you were before?
Conceptual artist Gillian Wearing stood in a busy area of South London and stopped passers-by, asking them to write down what was on their mind. She then photographed them holding their statement, and called the collection she created, “Signs that say what you want them to say and not Signs that say what someone else… Read More Say it . . .