No Limits

No Limits

Ever caught yourself thinking ‘My memory isn’t what it used to be’? If you’re over the age of 35, I’m pretty sure you’ll have muttered that to yourself at some point. Happens to me all the time –  when I can’t recall a name, or a word, or where I put down the...
On being selfish

On being selfish

Selfishness gets a really really bad press. Always has done. A quick scan of Google quotes throws up: ‘Selfishness – a fantastic way to be miserable.’ ‘It is impossible to be both selfish and happy.’ ‘Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are...
Life lessons from a tennis ball

Life lessons from a tennis ball

Laika the dog (our small but very smart parson terrier who, after a somewhat checkered early existence, became head of our household a couple of years ago) loves a tennis ball. He loves to toss it in the air and bound after it. He loves to chew it until the rubber...
… thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks.

… thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks.

I spent most of Wednesday this week helping my son to move out of the terraced house in London where he’s been living for the last year. He’s going into student accommodation that’s cheaper and more convenient. But he was sad to be leaving a place he’s loved and not...
New Year New You

New Year New You

Today is the first ‘proper’ working day of a shiny brand new year. (Apologies to those who’ve been working over the holiday to keep the country running. I salute and thank you.) Most of us have had a long weekend to mull over what’s going to be different this year....