living life and sharing my journey

Inspiring Stories

Extraordinary, ordinary people

Extraordinary, ordinary people

A weekend trip to Poland had the surprising outcome of reaffirming my admiration and fascination with everyday people doing amazing things.

Is your itch being scratched?

Is your itch being scratched?

Where do you get lost in the stories of others? Where does your attention and focus go when you start to question what you really want from life? It may well point to an unnoticed itch that is in need of a BIG scratch.

You define yourself by your actions

You define yourself by your actions

C’mon Robyn, think of another song. Let it Go from Frozen and the Theme from the Greatest American Hero just weren’t doing it for me anymore. The song that came to mind was I’ve Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts and it put a smile […]

Learning from a 13-year old

Learning from a 13-year old

How are you learning today? What ways are you growing your experience and ideas? What new concepts are you grappling with and learning about? We are always learning and growing. I personally think that is kind of the point of life. For me I learn […]

Follow the white rabbit

Follow the white rabbit

So Wednesday started off with my usual cafe clarity and a cup of tea in a cafe with a woman I had never met before. By midday I was in a beautiful kitchen in leafy Parsons Green connecting to amazing women who I never knew existed […]

Celebrating rawness and honesty

Celebrating rawness and honesty

If I was to describe my perfect week, I am pretty sure it would come very close to the week I just had. Sunshine. Interesting and stimulating conversations. Laughter. Thought-provoking discussions. Spending time outside. Connections to others. Good food and wine. Reflection. New surroundings. Relaxing […]

Connection in action

Connection in action

As a lover of communities and connection I just love this Ted Talk from Amanda Palmer. I don’t feel the need to pre-empt it – just watch and let me know what you think. I think it is truly beautiful.

People inspire me

People inspire me

I love people. I truly do. They interest and fascinate me. I am someone who never gets bored when out and about as I can just sit and watch people. An airport lounge, a crowded city square, a bustling cafe. All places I love spending […]

What do you desire?

What do you desire?

I came across this great video from Alan Watts and wholeheartedly agree with everything he says. Better to have a short life that is full of what you like doing, than a long life spent in a miserable way.

The story of success

The story of success

We can all recall a success story I’m sure. We hear them in the media, from friends, family and workmates. Hopefully each of us have a few of our own too! But often the story of success we hear and see is the last 5 […]