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New Year, new you? You’re better off eating cake than pretending you don’t for a fortnight.


New year, new you? It’s one of the biggest myths perpetrated by, well, just about everyone and everything. The simple function of chronology doesn’t allow one to entirely reinvent oneself because the hand of a clock sweeps past an arbitrary … Continue reading


Fake Tan Fail?


Some of you with eagle eyes may have noticed over the years especially during the summer months that my hands are noticeably lighter than the rest of my body. This is not the result of me washing my hands too … Continue reading


A speedy exit or a lifelong change?


Every exit is an entry somewhere else”- Tom Stoppard. A rather small quote tonight one with great meaning and one that sounds like it’s just came out of C S Lewis’s famous novel The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. … Continue reading


What do you dream of?


“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is a reality”- John Lennon. Dreaming. One word many authors have made an absolute fortune publishing books on, the majority of which have created little summaries … Continue reading


Struggles and being accepted by the Epilepsy community.


“Opportunity follows struggle. It follows effort. It follows hard work, it doesn’t come before”- Anon. This evening’s quote is a one that has struck a cord with me tonight. It’s a quote that has made me see that the past … Continue reading


A more gentle approach to grief


Perhaps I was a bit harsh last week. I was feeling particularly vulnerable. It’s my birthday this week and I’m missing my Mom. My Dad has been leaning quite heavily on me and the emotional strain is getting a bit … Continue reading


Will She Wear Purple?


Most of you know the poem that begins, “When I am old, I shall wear purple.” The poem’s title is “Warning,” and it was written in 1961 by British poet Jenny Joseph. In 1961, wearing purple was a much bigger … Continue reading