Today I went to Paris. But only for about an hour or so while I sipped a skinny cappuccino (slowly, savouring it. And also because I have worked out how long you can “stay” in a cafe having finished your meal/drink. Continue reading “Musings on Paris …”
Reading blogs on a Sunday morning – the new weekend paper?
Weekends are meant for reading, right? Continue reading “Reading blogs on a Sunday morning – the new weekend paper?”
Looking for Success? Look at Your Attitude
Have you ever thought that there must be more out for you in the world than you are currently experiencing? Don’t be scared: this is no sales pitch but a musing. Continue reading “Looking for Success? Look at Your Attitude”
The Hope Button: activate it
Contrary to how it looks, this story is not just some light-hearted tale to read to Fluffy the dog at bedtime: ‘The Day Mummy Made A Jam Sandwich.’ It’s actually a true story.
Once upon a time, there was a journalist who became really nervous because she decided to write on one of things we hardly talk about. Continue reading “The Hope Button: activate it”
A widespread artistic affliction: silence the inner critic!
The saddest thing in art is when an artist is debilitated unfruitful by the ruling of an over-grown Inner Critic. Continue reading “A widespread artistic affliction: silence the inner critic!”
Some of my favourite books
I’d like to tell you about some my favourite books. Or I could talk like a lot of readers do when being interviewed by an imaginary journalist, answering the following hyperbolic question: “What books have changed your life?” Continue reading “Some of my favourite books”
The art of focus
From Gangs to Geelong: Alfred Lomas shares his story
“What the hell is a LA gang member doing in Geelong today?” Excuse the language but that was the question posed as I sat in a packed audition, spilling with both high school students and police officers and youth workers. Continue reading “From Gangs to Geelong: Alfred Lomas shares his story”