The present…

What is the meaning of life? I was at ‘A Conversation with Paulo Coelho’ a few years ago at the SECC in Glasgow, along with 600 others. This was his only UK engagement, which he rather cutely put down to his shyness – he hadn’t done a public engagement in years. The...

The past…

Does your past determine your present and your future? I have read that our childhood years are the most influential on the development of our personality, character and identity. I can go with that, yet at the same time I wonder at how such a statement can bind us to...

Pleasures

I have been in the habit of writing a journal for the past 6 years. One sheet of A4 writing about my reflections of the day and the things I need to get done. A bit like having my own life coach, prompting me along, pushing me to do better. As with all of these...