Powerless to Powerful

I read a blog post this morning that spoke about choices. The author of the post was saying how it’s sometimes of no benefit to tell people: ‘you have a choice.’ I wholeheartedly agree. I agree, because there are times in life, when we feel like we don’t have the power to make sensible choices. [...]

From Where the Wind

For years I got confused about wind direction It still happens occasionally now. I have to remind myself, if I want to work out the wind direction, I need to think about where the wind is coming from, not where it’s going. For example, if the wind is coming from the south west, this - in [...]

The Shadow

I want you to imagine yourself walking down a dimly lit alley. It’s cold and damp, the streetlamps, are behind you. With that cold, halogen light behind, you’re casting a shadow in front. Your shadow is one step ahead, it would seem; it’s you that’s following it. Of course, to place your shadow behind, the [...]

Right Now, No One Has Ever Hurt You – October 6th 2018

If we were to live by the attitude “No one has, or will ever, hurt me” how would life be? The first thing we’d need to tackle is how to actually achieve this? How can it be possible to believe no one has or will ever hurt us? To start with, let’s look at the [...]

Erebus Memories

Ships and Explorers Last night I attended a talk from the globe-trotting Monty Pythoner, Michael Palin. He’s currently doing the rounds promoting his new book Erebus (the story of a ship). All very interesting and informative, especially if you’re interested, in the history of nautical exploration and sunken treasure. This post isn’t a review of [...]