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

3Jan

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?

1Mar

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?

14Nov

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?

9Nov

“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.

8Nov

“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

16Apr

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?

4Feb

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