#40at40: Visit the Holy Island of Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne, Holy Island as the sun went down on a Saturday late afternoon in January. I don’t think I ever experienced such peace. A silence fell across the place, looking out over the water towards the mainland. I’m not religious. I wouldn’t even dare to consider myself spiritual, but there was something quite special about … More #40at40: Visit the Holy Island of Lindisfarne

Goodbye 2016, or ‘what I’ll do differently in 2017’.

People keep saying that 2016 has been a really shitty year. Mainly as a result of the celebrity deaths we have experienced in the last 365 days. It’s very easy to jump on the bandwagon on death and disaster. The rise of Donald Trump The Anti-Christ, for example, and #BREXIT as a decision made by … More Goodbye 2016, or ‘what I’ll do differently in 2017’.

Al’s 40 at 40

I’m now into my 40th year on this planet, and I had this idea which I explored briefly on Twitter to complete 40 different experiences in my 40th year. That’s not a lot of time to complete a lot of challenges/experiences. Some of them were tough, others not so much. Some of them simple, others … More Al’s 40 at 40