I didn’t think this through

July 2, 2019
Regular readers of the blog will know that I like to lead what some might consider to be, an unconventional life. Well, I’m pushing convention to the limit this month as I embark on something that could either be...
that'll do

That’ll Do Won’t Do

June 3, 2019
How many times have you said to yourself, “Oh that’ll do!” about something. It might have been about your dinner after looking into a bare fridge and opting for toast. It might have been what you told yourself after...
change

Is Change Good?

April 22, 2019
An old boss of mine regularly made the bold claim that “Change is good.” At the time I was working in recruitment, a notoriously fickle industry and in a company with high staff turnover. Every time someone left, (which...
snake

Snake Charming

February 19, 2019
So apparently I’m a positivity blogger? That’s a thing, right? Before you start, I know I haven’t done much of the blogging stuff lately but I do have an excuse. I’ve been making money – woo hoo! Slowly, very...
new year

New Year, New Measurement

December 30, 2018
It’s at about this time of year when I start thinking back but also daring to imagine the next 12 months. Really, New Year is nothing more than a socially constructed moment in time. In fact, time as we...
impostor

Stop Being an Impostor in Your Own Life

October 31, 2018
Why is it that when things start to go well, my brain kicks in with a bunch of sabotaging thoughts and self-doubts? Well, I learned recently that it happens to a lot of us and what I have been...
pansexuality

What is pansexuality?

October 24, 2018
Ok, so I’m going to throw it out there right off the bat. Pansexuality isn’t a sexual attraction to a Tefal pot and pan set. (Or any other brand of pots and pans for that matter). I know, it’s...
writing

How Ed Sheeran’s Mentors Helped Me Write Again

August 26, 2018
Holy shit balls, It’s Character Building is two years old! I write from a Quaker retreat. Nope, I’ve not dropped out of normal life and joined the movement, rather I’m at a songwriting retreat led by my favourite musicians...