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27) London Town

London, you’ve been amazing. Loved every minute even if my feet have not. Two days spent touring as much of the capital as possible and I still feel as if I have just scratched the surface. So much to see and do, sadly not enough time to see and do […]

24) My best blog posts

Fast running out of ideas and fast running out of days on my blogaday challenge. Today, in an effort to fill up a little bit of space I’m going to have a look back through the twelve year history of this blog and bring to your attention some of my […]


Sometimes I think that Twitter is a bit like a school playground. A typical school playground, if I remember what that was like all those years ago, divided into factions. You’ve got the cool kids, the geeks, sporty kids, the beautiful people, the successful ones, then there’s the amateur dramatic […]

22) Attention Seeking

Conversation the other day about attention seeking and people saying that when someone posts a selfie, that’s what they’re doing. Attention seeking; seeking attention. And it made me think – dangerous, I know – aren’t we all attention seeking? When I write these words am I seeking attention? My primary […]

21) My favourite quote

“He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.” Friedrich Nietzsche – Beyond Good and Evil I don’t remember where I first heard it. I know though that it was […]

20) Life flashing before your eyes

“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” Heard that before? The notion of life flashing before one’s eyes at the moment of death is something which is romanticised. It’s sentimentality at its finest. Make sure that you have lived a good life, a […]

19) Turning forty

Turning forty is not something I am concerned about. Why should I be? An apology for the cliché, but age is just a number… Isn’t it? There are many things said about being forty: Life begins at forty. Forty is the new thirty. You’re not forty; you’re eighteen with 22 […]