Happiness, like most good things, doesn’t come easy. It takes work and resilience and is ours for the taking. Continue reading Happiness Doesn’t Mean Easy
I’m not everyone’s cup of tea. Some people just prefer coffee I guess. But I have noticed a bit of a trend. A lot of people seem to like tea. My tea. I get told a lot about how I’m … Continue reading The Boy With A Hole In His Chest
Comparing our problems to others doesn’t solve them. Continue reading Comparing vs Understanding Our Problems
It’s funny how we can find some truly brilliant people in some unlikely/unexpected circumstances. It has been 4 months since my last post and an interesting 4 months it’s been. Basically I had a bit of a health scare but … Continue reading In Him I See Myself
As far back as primary school, I’ve always had a best friend who was always on the same wavelength as I was. A person I could always hang out with, get advice from or really just be myself around. I … Continue reading Two Peas In A Pod
As explained earlier, my health hadn’t been on top form for some weeks now. I was in hospital twice for two very different and coincidental reasons. Fortunately I did get to go home for a week between admissions. It was … Continue reading St Benet Biscops: An intellectual conversation with students half my age.
As a kid growing up, I celebrated Valentines day every single year, the only way I knew how: making a card by hand with a heartfelt message in it and giving it to my mum. Funny how that always gave … Continue reading Valentines Day: Are We Doing It Right?
Welcome 2016! Happy New Year to all my friends, readers and… well if you’re not one of the above… then you. Happy New Year to you. Ok, fine, I’ll be the first to admit it’s a bit late for festive … Continue reading SO WHAT’S SO NEW THIS NEW YEAR?
Before 2007, I had never seen snow, let alone a white Christmas. Snow, pine trees and Christmas dinner (i.e. English Christmas dinner) were all part of “TV” Christmas and were only imitated back home (with the exception of the food. … Continue reading Tinsel & Turkey?
It’s not very well known that I love talking about how I ended up in a wheelchair… a lot… no seriously, a whole lot. Of course it can make for some awkward conversation with me laughing at being in a … Continue reading MY BLOG: WHY I NEED YOU TO KNOW MY STORY