On Tuesday, 23.05.2017. I woke up, read a FB message, checked the news and cried. I grew in the time when the I.R.A. were all over the news, and we wondered where the next bombing would be. The bombs were in shopping centres, streets, public places. There would sometimes be a warning given. A chance…Read more After the Manchester bomb: Our Manchester
“Happiness is not about what the world gives you - happiness is what you think about what the world gives you." Mo Gawdat is a google executive, and talks about how to be happy, and importantly how it is different from having fun. This is the distilled version from Channel 4. The full version follows,…Read more Happiness.
For me, 2016 started with death, it has been punctuated by death, and my most prominent memory of the close of the year, will also be of death. For the most part, these deaths have been of prominent public figures; Lemmy, David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Terry Wogan, amongst others. I reckon if Keith Richard can…Read more Our inheritance
Monday 4.11.13 is not a day that I want to repeat in hurry. It's been a couple of weeks now and last week was just too busy to be able sit down and put something together. Sisu Just under half the size of his brothers, Sisu, the runt of Dream's second litter, was born second…Read more A puppy called Courage