A toast to Twitter! To mark the occasion of my 10th Twitterversary on Thursday 17 January 2019, here are five things I love about Twitter.
India, Ian McKellen and Iron Maiden all feature in this #SaturdaySix summer special. This is my monthly round-up of six things that have grabbed my attention over the past month.
What’s floating your boat right now… or at least keeping you away from the sharks? Here’s my latest #SaturdaySix – a monthly round-up celebrating a sextet of things that are inspiring me. ONE: SHARKS Sharks. Is there something in the air? Or more likely the water? Perhaps it is our present proximity to the Fourth […]
Is there any higher purpose in life than to make people happy? What was the last thing that made you happy? Stress has been plentiful for me these past few weeks. I will not bore you with the details. There are times in life when keeping one’s spirits up and remaining focused is harder than […]
Gentle reader: What has been a-floating your metaphorical boat so far in 2018? Welcome to my first SaturdaySix – a monthly round-up of six things that have given me a kick or got me thinking in one way or another. I would love to know what’s inspiring you right now. Please get in touch and […]
Empathy and communication are in short supply, but more valuable than ever. They can take us to the heart of things and help us see into the hearts of others. "The ability to kill is as innate as our ability to love.“* Wild at heart. The world is not going to become any less crazy […]
Worry and fear form an endlessly twisting path that may or may not have failure at its end. If you find yourself on this path, ask yourself: How bad is it, really? Rock stars who whinge about heroin withdrawal are crybabies. So opines Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones in his autobiography, Life.* Drawing on […]
The game is never fair. The game is always changing. The pleasure is to play. I’m sure I’ve never seen my country so polarised, so (almost) evenly divided. I woke up early this morning, just as the major news outlets began one by one to “call” the victory of the Leave campaign in the UK’s […]