Sons – Say Hello, Wave Goodbye

I wrote this last Saturday, after Youngest Son’s birthday….

‘It was youngest son’s birthday today and it’s been full on. Up, presents, breakfast, football pitch, lazer quest, football pitch, home, lego, bed.  Full on, non stop.  It took loads of organising too..texting parents, buying food, presents, balloons; you know how it goes.

But tonight I … Read more


When to be Vulnerable

I have been thinking about when to be vulnerable.

Last week I wrote about the amazing coaching session with John Leary-Joyce.  I got an email from Nicky who had seen the session and was reflecting on it, which really helped me to reflect further too.  Here’s what I’ve been thinking.

Last week I mentioned the … Read more


Be Vulnerable, Be You

The last few weeks have been strange, I have put myself willing in situations where I have felt vulnerable.

I went on a gestalt course on how to work with sex addicts and their partners and then I was at the Barefoot Coaching Spring Conference last week where the opening session was lead by John Read more


2 Trees – the nature of relationships

P and I were talking….about the nature of relationships…your average Sunday conversation.

He used the metaphor of 2 trees standing side by side but apart which reminded me of what Kahil Gibran says in ‘The Prophet’:

Give your hearts, but not into each other’s keeping.
For only the hand of Life can contain your

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What makes a good family holiday

What is the perfect holiday for you and your family?

It’s that time of year again when people start to think about where they want to go on holiday with their family.

We wait all year to go on holiday..so how is it that they can end of being so stressful.

To me this makes … Read more


A Bed Of My Own

I’d love my own bed.

We’re sleeping in separate beds at the moment.

We haven’t fallen out, we aren’t splitting up, no one has had an affair, we are just sleeping in separate beds at the moment.

He’s had a cold so has been sniffling and coughing so has been bravely suffering in the spare … Read more


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