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Lessons in Resting

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Here are some things that I’ve learned in the last few years. 1 I enjoy being busy, though complain about it all the time. So often I answer the question ‘How are you?’… Continue reading

The Power of Silence in a Deafening World

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It was a welcome respite to be honest. Waking up and seeing headlines about the wrong film being read out at the Oscars was a lot more pleasant than most news stories of… Continue reading

Rebellions are Built on Hope

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As we welcome in a new year, we inevitably think about new beginnings. Resolutions, goals, fresh starts, hopes for the year to come. You might even say…new hopes. Yes, it’s a post about Star… Continue reading

Controlling the Chaos

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I don’t know what to think anymore. I just feel a sense of unease that ebbs and flows with the news cycle. That makes me almost thrill with dread when I check the… Continue reading

‘Jack of all trades, master of none’

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I don’t know about you, but I’m always starting something new; A new book; New habits; New skills; A new Netflix series; New recipes; New friendships. There are just so many options, so… Continue reading

Bros Before Woes

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In the UK, suicide is now the biggest killer of men under 45. Male suicide rates are three times higher than female. The charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) recently published a survey… Continue reading

The View from Over Here

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As a British expat (dare I say, ‘immigrant’) living in the Czech Republic, the ongoing ‘Brexit’ debate has been a matter of some personal importance (I like not needing a visa….) while it… Continue reading

Old Enough to Read Fairy Tales

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“Have you heard? Can you remember?” I can remember the rusty climbing-frame on the parched grass that one summer. How it so easily became a castle for us to climb. Or was it… Continue reading

Photography in the Insta-age

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Some hasty google research has just informed me that we now upload more than 1.8 billion photos to the internet every day. 1.8 billion. I can’t even really conceive of that number. That… Continue reading