Instant Happy Boost

I walked out of the hospital and I really had had enough. I should have been happy - the news was not bad - I ‘probably’ didn’t have cancer. ‘Unlikely’. Some tests. But, for me, the news was also far from good…  ‘You have a complex condition’. ‘Not sure we can [...]

By |2019-06-06T20:16:44+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

A Friendly Valentine

I have now been single for one year. And, as I have written about before, I’m very content with that. Yesterday was Valentine’s Day… potentially a day that has a greater impact on single people than those in relationships. Whilst couples may exchange cards, gifts and messages of love (I just [...]

By |2019-02-15T00:00:24+00:00February 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Everybody Needs Good Neighbours

In Voltaire’s novel Candide (1759), the question is asked, how can happiness be found? Candide leaves the comfort of his home and his sheltered life to embark upon a journey under the tutelage of Dr Pangloss, where he witnesses a world of evil and suffering, finding no rational explanation for such [...]

By |2017-08-23T20:25:38+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments