I was really pleasantly surprised with the response to the reboot of my musical musings A to Z posts last week. I relish putting these posts together so it’s great that others are enjoying them too!
Being week 2, we have reached B and I’m focusing on songs [...]
It’s been a tough week. Actually, it’s been a tough few weeks which has culminated in this crazy motherf***er of a week. Yes, I virtually swore then. That probably best highlights just how overwhelmed I’m feeling right now.
My motto this week has been “just keep swimming” as Dory chants in Finding Nemo. I figure, [...]
I have mentioned before that we frequent a cafe in our town whose owners, Julie and Rhys, are just beautiful, caring and empathetic people. Cafe Tempest‘s motto is enter a stranger and come out friends and they live that motto everyday. If you’re ever in Wallsend and need a good coffee served with [...]
I’ve had a bit of a break from my musical musings posts in recent weeks, mainly due to my life-long nemesis, time.
But it’s time to get back to it and after the success of my journey through the musical alphabet of artists last year I thought I would try to travel a similar road, [...]
It’s time to share the highlights (and the lowlights!) of our recent New Zealand odyssey. We spent 10 nights in the North Island and started out in Auckland. Despite a rocky start we came out of it stronger and it made our holiday that much better – but I’m getting ahead of myself…
The night [...]
We are experiencing a period of regression with Gilbert at the moment. A time where he is so stressed out that he is returning to past obsessions and special interests to find comfort and normality in the new.
We first saw the signs in New Zealand. While he ended up coping with our first overseas [...]
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Resilience. One of the most important lifelong skills that you can ever possess. It is on my mind a lot these days, for a number of reasons.
At work, I’m assisting in the roll-out of an office-wide resilience program to assist staff better cope with change. It’s paramount [...]
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