Life is like a kitchen appliance …

Life is like a kitchen appliance …

We have one of those blender things in the corner of the kitchen – the kind where you chuck in pretty much any fruit or vegetable and some liquid and then, with the press of a button, it transforms it into a delicious and nutritious smoothie. Amazingly, and...

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...
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...
What is this life …

What is this life …

Standing and staring … or sitting and snoozing. When did you last take a few moments, or a few hours — not to DO anything, but just to sit and be, sit and ponder, sit and … see what comes up? Can you even remember? I’m not talking about the times when it happens by...