The process, al fresco

I enjoy times in the garden. Family, a cool drink, good food. It’s several years living where I am now in Northumberland and during that time I’ve had the use of three cookers, three BBQ’s. One of those was a store-bought item, the usual piece of soft metal and Allen keys, combined with plastic andContinue reading “The process, al fresco”

Routine and the glittering prize …

Living by the coast I spend much of my spare time along the shore-line. The combination of energy by the sea, oxygen in abundance, the space, solitude (apart from the dog of course,) are a great combination for inspiration. I like to scour the shoreline for sea-washed glass. Just fragments of colour glistening amongst theContinue reading “Routine and the glittering prize …”

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“Good morning …so here’s something really special for you today.” Ever get the feeling that the whole world is on a sales pitch? As a self employed, multi-tasking ‘all things mastered’ professional of today I found myself asking (again) how do I really get the right ‘stuff’ – the real business, done? Daily I’m bombardedContinue reading “Unsubscribe, go on!”

My best friend

“I’ve had enough.” Many times I’d heard this from Alice and never really listened … now I couldn’t help but notice, as she uttered the words, the decibels were definitely a notch or two up on ‘the norm’ and I noticed also, she didn’t look particularly happy. ‘It’s too hard, they’re not listening to me,Continue reading “My best friend”

The one golden nugget

What do you get reading about elite performers … about their drive, their discipline? It’s different feelings for each of us as we hear how others set out to achieve ‘best in their field’ status – learning more about themselves as they work at reaching those goals. It’s great to hear of their dedication, theirContinue reading “The one golden nugget”