Do No Ham – the musings of a reluctant vegetarian

When I describe myself as a reluctant vegetarian, people often ask ‘why do it, if you’re reluctant?’ It’s a fair question - the only person stopping me from eating meat and fish is me, so

6 More Ways to Feel Better, Instantly

In my last post I shared some easy ways to give yourself an instant lift, be that out of a common or garden bad mood, or a more serious visit from depression. They all follow

In Celebration of Being A Bit Odd

As I write this, I’m sitting on the ground in our little garden. The temperature is below freezing, the sun has not yet risen, and I’m wearing pyjamas, a hooded dressing gown, and an assortment

The Fear Factor

‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of

Behind The Mask – daring to be you

Who are you? I don’t mean what’s your name and where do you come from, I mean, who are you deep inside? Who are you in your quietest moments, with no-one to impress and no

10 Things You’ll Never Regret Doing

We’re all faced with choices every day, but some things will ALWAYS make life better…. 1 - Following your passion What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? How would it feel to

The REAL Seven Signs of Ageing

Let me start by saying that, at 40, I’m an embryo compared with where I hope to wind up. (Centenarian yogi with long grey locks, a tribe of animals and aged hippies, my home full

Stress Attack – How To Deal When It All Gets A Bit Much

  Stress: more is being demanded of you than you feel able to deliver.   For much of my adult life I was a one-trick pony. I simply mixed sound for bands for a living,

The great spiritual foundations of…. poo and sleep.

‘Let it go.’ ‘Chill out.’ Surely two of the most trite and irritating phrases to come out of the 20th century - I mean, talk about easier said than done! - but behind the bumper

The Journey Within – How to Find Your Purpose and Live with Intention

Why are you here? I don’t mean visiting this website - it’s always lovely to see you and I like what you’ve done with your hair - but why are you here, in human form,