Following your own track
I was rubbish at Physics at school, but I had to do it, either physics or chemistry and for me, they were both painful.
I got 4% in my first physics test and cried all the way home. It is the worst mark I have ever had. One of the reasons I went on to … Read more
The importance of finding your voice
I love to write. I’m struggling to write at the moment though and I think it is because I am on screen so much with work and so missing the sound of human voices that I am making podcasts rather than writing blogs. Instead I am writing letters and a diary in pen and … Read more
Blokes, booze, banter
I have sons.
I have brought them up to talk about emotions.
I have brought them up knowing it is OK to cry.
Or rarely do.
Social conditioning is so powerful, who was I to think I would change the face of masculinity and how much was I doomed to pit … Read more
Turn your face the sun and let the shadows fall behind you
Endorphins are the chemicals which our own body produce which make us feel good. They act like natural opiods in our own body to release stress and reduce pain and to boost pleasure and well-being. These are the drugs which keep us addicted to our phones (the ‘hit’ we get from a text gives us
An adventure always starts with the first step
How many times have you said to yourself, ‘I can’t because…’, for which fill in…because I have kids, because I work, because I don’t have time, because I don’t have money, health, the right kit, the right look, partner, car…the list is endless of all the things we don’t have or are not yet able … Read more
Rewilding the land and yourself
In the first lockdown when the sun was out and the sky was blue and it felt like a treat not to have to commute, I read so many books about nature, Joanna Macy, and climate change. I also read Wilding by Isabella Tree and agreed! But I don’t own acres so I … Read more