A wise gentleman once said to me that all of life is a performance, but none of it really matters as long as we have love, laughter, health and happiness.* By this chalk, as long as there has been human life as we’d recognise it, there has been the need to perform. Inevitably, as long […]
What is the greatest thing you might hope to achieve in life? What’s the most powerful legacy – the most “you” thing – that you could leave to the world? T’other day I came across some beautiful words from the film director Jon Favreau*, describing his delight at the afterlife his film Elf** has had. […]
The West Wing is one of the greatest TV shows. The dialogue and characters are an endless source of delight and inspiration. This is a look at the greatness of two West Wing actors: Allison Janney and Rob Lowe.
Gentle reader, what was the last book that truly spoke to you? For me, it’s a book by Susan Cain, entitled Quiet. I want to tell you what it means to me. And my good friends Helen Tracey and Siobhan Sheridan are also here to offer their words on introversion and on Quiet. I wish […]