Hi, Earlier today with my son in the garden it was raining, on and off and only a little bit. The decking was damp and the flower beds less dry than…
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There was once a little boy, a boy not many people paid much attention to. He had been sent away by his parents and lived with a woman near the…
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We have a long weekend here in the UK. The Queen has ruled over the country for 70 years. 70 years! On Thursday I spent hours among the thousands of…
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Sometimes a book comes to you at right time. There was a period a few years ago when I became very scared of dying, of what it would mean and what I…
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Hi everyone, This is a short and sweet one for a friend who has recently signed up (hello!). I wanted to start exploring a fairly hefty book on my shelf…
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Hello everyone, Today I simply want share a quote from a book I’m reading at the moment. It’s a book with some flaws, but also some big…
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Guys, my apologies, today I have already written about how brexit has impacted everything from fashion to financial services (and about five other…
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Some days you just need to read something nice. This is one of those days and I picked a book from the shelf that I haven’t yet read, but I know is a…
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My fingers are tingling with excitement. I’m going to begin something new. Over the years I have bought many books about folklore and mythology, most of…
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Sometimes you come across the right thing at the right time. It’s great. There you are scrolling away and suddenly a sentence makes you stop and you go…
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I’m going to ignore the world outside in this newsletter. What I need today is something comforting, something calming and soothing, some sort of edible…
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I’ve been re-reading Irvin D. Yalom’s Staring at the Sun for an essay I’m writing. Yalom is a psychoanalyst and the book examines anxieties around death…
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