It is not every day that you meet a fox. It is not every day that one is adorned with the silk tie belonging to JT Foxx either. I am honoured to have met JT, to have been 'crowned' with his elegant tie, standing alongside a maestro with anticipation of great things to come, and … Continue reading Meeting JT Foxx For the First Time
Have you ever held a book in your hands which you felt was truly special and worth sharing with others? Earlier this year I bought the book "The Power of Positive Thinking" by Norman Vincent Peale. I felt that I might have read this book many years ago and, indeed, may have it in … Continue reading Finding the Power to Solve Personal Problems
Quietly and sleepily sipping my first cup of Earl Grey tea early this morning, I slowly and absorbingly read the pages of a beautiful hardback book given to me by my mother and stepfather a few years ago. I think it was a Christmas present - there will be a note inside to tell me, … Continue reading Sunday Morning Mindfulness
From time to time, I receive messages from people around the world who have been helped, inspired, motivated or simply enabled to take another step through a challenging period in their lives, as they've heard bits of my story or read my words. We are each doing our best on this planet, and we are … Continue reading A Little Silver Trunk of Life
As I glanced up to the top shelf, a book almost spoke to me to lift it down and open it ... this book ... "Mandela. My Prisoner, My Friend". I obeyed.
***** When you have a huge story inside of you, waiting for its natural time to be carefully birthed, and then discover in a moment that part of your story has been written about and published by someone else ... I am feeling rather peculiar today, and am not at all sure how to process … Continue reading Trepidatious Booksteps
On 22 March 2014 I wrote a short piece, in honour of a man I am proud to call a friend, which I ‘published’ onto the Facebook social media platform, in order that others might read it too. My short note was received with gratitude and favour by those who hold Richard in high esteem, as … Continue reading A Remarkable Man: Richard Demarco, CBE