A brave New World

I am astounded at the sheer numbers of BRAVE individuals I have come across today: those heart-centred souls who have chosen to put their X in the box marked GREEN, I know that the GREEN PARTY have little chance of becoming the next government – but that is not the point. Democracy does not mean … More A brave New World

Introducing the Radical Honesty Manifesto. Want to Join my Tribe?

As someone who lives with depression and uses medication daily to manage my condition I often find myself tripping up and not taking care of myself. Scheduling appointments; calling my doctor to make an appointment in advance of needing a new prescription, but not so far ahead that the computer system cannot book me it … More Introducing the Radical Honesty Manifesto. Want to Join my Tribe?

Diet Lolly horror!

Gracia Magazine informed us this week that ‘The A List’ are now turning to a ‘New Weight Loss Lolly’ to stave off hunger and keep trim! The article repeatedly reminds us that in order to stay skinny, ‘The Stars’ have turned to ‘appetite suppressing lollies’ to stave off hunger. Surely Hunger is the body’s way … More Diet Lolly horror!

The key to career success 2014

In conversation with my son, 16, on the way home from 6th form today,we got to talking about ‘the real world’ and his career prospects. Now my boy has wanted to be a police officer for as long as I can remember, and only now is he spreading his attentions to other avenues.