I love New Years. I love the feeling of a blank canvas, a year unspoilt, full of possibility and adventure. I often take the opportunity of a New Year to set goals, plan events and look forward, but rarely take the time to look back and learn.
Last night, I watched a program on TV that filmed a group of 6 year olds in a school setting. At 6 years of age friendships can be very fluid but are still incredibly important. At one point we saw a boy watch his friend sharing a prize with another child. His eyes welled up with tears and as he watched this new friendship develop, and all he could ask was “I thought I was their best friend…?”Continue reading “I thought I was their best friend…?”
So many people know have asked themseleves one very important question… “Why am I here?”. There’s something inside everyone that seems to instincitively feel that there is a great purpose or mission that we should be fulfilling. Continue reading “Why am I here?”
A few weeks ago it was Mother’s Day in England which means I was woken up early, and very enthusiastically, by my 3 children. Each child bundled onto my bed, armed with a card, a huge smile and a truck load of energy which I wished I could match. Thankfully my husband also came bearing gifts in the form of breakfast in bed and much needed mug of tea!
For many years now I have strived for balance in life. I wear many hats, juggle many tasks, spin many plates and, as a result, always feel tired, ineffective and stressed. So today I’m trying a new approach. Continue reading “Happily Closed for Business”
Our waiter was attentive without being intrusive. He anticipated what we would need before we asked, and when our food arrived, he knew which dish was for which person. His great customer service left a lasting impression on all of us.Continue reading “How can I help?”
What is it about obsessions? For a season something can be an all consuming passion, the theme tune to all our thinking and then as quickly as it came is passes. Do I just have a short attention span or are there other people like me?Continue reading “Obsessions”