The first in a series of nine conversations with actor and podcaster Michael Bott (who also happens to be my husband), taking on the area of mindset as it concerns actors. This time, we’re talking about LIMITING BELIEFS – how they’re formed, how we...
Watering the Grass

Watering the Grass

We’ve just bought a new car (the last one having died, abruptly and unexpectedly, on the M40 late one cold and frosty night. Hooray for the AA, I say.) We’ve gone for the sensible mature option – a reliable hybrid with one previous careful owner – rather...
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...
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...
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....