Give me Strength

Give me Strength

I came across this and as my own words escape me I want to share these words of Bob Marley. “Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul and they absorb everything you say [...]

This Shit is Bananas…B-A-N-A-N-A-S

This Shit is Bananas…B-A-N-A-N-A-S

Sady and I were talking last week about the song Hollaback Girl. I'm a big fan of Gwen Stefani and No Doubt and I've blogged a couple of times inspired by her songs. One of my favourites is Spiderwebs.  Anyway, Sady and I were talking about the meaning of the song Hollaback Girl which sent [...]

Down, but not out

Down, but not out

I've had a very peculiar week and weekend emotionally. Nothing particularly triggered it but I found myself feeling lower than I have in a long time with no good reason. However, once I was down it seemed like everything that happened just pushed me down deeper into my doldrum. Even Facebook had a 'kick her [...]

Take a Seat and Pick Up a Book

Take a Seat and Pick Up a Book

It's Roald Dahl's birthday today - he would have been 100 years old and on the radio this morning they were discussing favourite parts of Roald Dahl books. Just a couple of weeks after Willy Wonka was in the news after the sad death of Gene Wilder it had me thinking about the film. I [...]

If You Think You Can, or You Think You Can’t, You’re Right

If You Think You Can, or You Think You Can’t, You’re Right

Henry Ford's phrase "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." has been at the top of my mind this morning as I watch the overnight news from the Rio Paralympics. Dame Sarah Storey becomes the first female British paralympian to win 12 gold medals as [...]