Art, Action & Inspiration, Working

Somebody Has To Play For Manchester United

(Image Credit) "Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be." ~ Karen Ravn So, after announcing my intention to get fit and then taking an almost immediate hiatus… Continue reading Somebody Has To Play For Manchester United

Art, Action & Inspiration

We Have All The Time In The World

One thing that these Olympic Games have highlighted for me is the fallacy of the notion that we're all too pushed for time to live the life we really want, and even, possibly, of the cliché that's life's too short. In the past week and a half I've watched hundreds of athletes, many whom are… Continue reading We Have All The Time In The World

Mental health, Mental Health & Wellbeing

Back to School

(Getty Images/Chris Polk/Film Magic) I'm afraid I've been very remiss in my writing this week. Well, no, actually I've written loads. I just haven't posted any of it because I was unhappy with it all. I've been too distracted to write well, so I've mostly been watching Gilmore Girls through for the umpteenth time and… Continue reading Back to School

Art, Action & Inspiration, Life

Mrs Medusa

One of my first and best role models for dealing with difficult situations was my primary school teacher. She was Yugoslavian. Well, she started off as a Yugoslavian, by the time we graduated to high school she wasn't. She grew up in Srebrenica. She was a good teacher, but quite eccentric, not like all the… Continue reading Mrs Medusa